HEBRON, October 29, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli soldier stationed at the 160 checkpoint near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, Thursday morning shot dead a 23-year-old Palestinian, bringing the death toll to 67 since the beginning of October 2015, according to the latest updates from the Ministry of Health.
Local and security sources told WAFA that Mahdi Ramadan Muhtasib was shot dead by Israeli soldiers who claimed he attempted to stab them with a knife.
Israeli soldiers fired at the young man, who was left to bleed on the scene for a long time, as witnesses described.
He was later moved in an Israeli ambulance to the nearby Kiryat Arba illegal settlement. Muhtasib was pronounced dead shortly after.