17 years old, resident of al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 21 Jan 2020 in Kissufim - Israeli side, by live ammunition. . Additional information: Shot and killed with two other Palestinians after they entered Israel and, according to the military, one of them threw two IEDs at soldiers. Video footage released by the military shows two objects flying through the air and landing not far from the three Palestinians.
15 years old, resident of Rafah, injured on 03 Apr 2019 in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, by live ammunition, and died on 14 Apr 2019. Did not participate in hostilities. Additional information: Hit in the upper body by Israeli soldiers’ gunfire after he and two other teenagers crossed the Gaza perimeter fence, east of Shokat a-Sufi, trying to enter Israel to seek work. Two of the boys had knives, which they tossed by the fence before they were shot. One of the other two boys was also hit by the gunfire. He was treated in a hospital in Israel and taken back to Gaza a few days later. The third boy was sent back into Gaza on the day of the incident. On 14 April 2019, the Palestinian DCO informed Shteiwi’s family of his death.
17 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 02 Jul 2018 in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, by live ammunition. Did not participate in hostilities. Additional information: Wounded by Israeli soldiers’ gunfire after he and three other Palestinians entered Israel to torch an abandoned military post and fled back into the Gaza Strip. Another Palestinian was wounded by the gunfire. ‘Abd al-‘Al succumbed to his wounds later that day.
14 years old, resident of Qalandiya Camp, al-Quds District, killed on 23 Nov 2015 in Jerusalem, by live ammunition. . Additional information: Shot dead after she and her cousin attacked a Palestinian passerby with scissors. According to media reports, the man was lightly injured. A police sapper who happened upon the scene shot the two girls several times, even after they were injured and had fallen to the ground. Her cousin was arrested. More on the incident
4 Palestinian minors killed by Israeli security forces in Israel, since Operation Cast Lead
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