RAMALLAH, Feb 19 — A Palestinian teenager died today from wounds sustained during clashes with Palestinian security forces in the West Bank, the health ministry said.
Salah Zakareneh, 17, was shot during a “violent clash” with Palestinian “security forces and armed men in the Qabatiya area” late Tuesday, the ministry said in a statement.
According to Palestinian news website Maan, Zakareneh was shot in the chest.
Three people, one of them a member of the Palestinian security forces, were wounded in the clashes, according to a security source cited by Maan.
The violence reportedly erupted during celebrations following the release of a prisoner from an Israeli jail. — AFP