PALESTINIAN TEEN SUCCUMBS TO WOUNDS WEEKS AFTER BEING SHOT BY ISRAELI FORCES

Ramallah, – Palestinian teenager Jassem Mohammad Nakhla, who was shot and grievously injured by Israeli forces near the al-Jalazun refugee camp in the central occupied West Bank in March, succumbed to his wounds on Monday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said .

Nakhla, who his family said was 17 years old contrary to earlier reports, died in an Israeli hospital in Tel Aviv after Israeli forces shot him in the head and foot on March 23 when he was in a vehicle with three other young Palestinians, reported Palestinian Maan news agency.

Medical sources told Ma’an on Monday that Nakhla had been clinically dead since he was injured, and had been kept on life support since.(QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency