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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

Mustafa Yacoub was shot while out walking with his friends, say eyewitnesses

Aness Suheil Barghoti   | 10.07.2020
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

RAMALLAH, Palestine

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said Thursday.    

“Mustafa Yacoub, 29, was killed after he was shot by Israeli forces in Kufl Hares village near the northern West Bank city of Salfit,” the ministry said in a statement.  

“Mustafa was shot in the neck and died of his wounds before arriving at a hospital,” it added.  

According to eyewitnesses, Yacoub was killed by Israeli forces in cold blood while out walking with his friends.   

Two other Palestinians were reportedly injured by the Israeli army.

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