Hamas Islamic Resistance

IOF killed 72 Palestinians in October, wounded thousands

01 November, 15


The Palestinian ministry of health stated Saturday that since October 1, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers have killed at least 72 Palestinians, quarter of whom where children and women, and wounded more than 2200.

The ministry said that IOF had killed 54 Palestinians in occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, while 17 were killed in the Gaza Strip and 1 in the occupied lands of 1948.

More than 2000 Palestinians were injured with live and rubber bullets, while 220 were wounded or suffered fractures as a result of direct assault by soldiers.

More than 5000 suffered from gas inhalation and suffocation, the ministry explained.

The ministry said it had documented more than 200 violations and attacks against paramedics and ambulances, which are clear violations of international humanitarian law.

On Sunday, Israeli occupation soldiers has killed a 27-year-old Palestinian who they alleged had attempted to attack them near Hebron.

Eyewitnesses on the scene said that the 27-year-old Hassan Farroukh was gunned down while standing in vineyards at the bypass road 60 near the entrance of Sair village, when the soldiers fired at him and prevented ambulance crews from extending help to him, leading to his martyrdom.