Why do Israel troops kill a Hamas member? Details inside
In a recent clash in the West bank, a territory near the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the Levant region of Western Asia, a member of the Hamas movement was killed by Israeli soldiers.
Why do Israel troops kill a Hamas member? What was the reason behind the recent clash in the West Bank?
Mohammad Roummaneh, a member of the Hamas militant group, was killed on Friday near Psagot, an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.
Why do Israel troops kill a Hamas member?
Israeli troops fired a bullet at Mohammad Roummaneh. He died due to serious injuries caused by bullets. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that another Palestinian had also been injured. Hamas, which is headquartered in the nearby Palestinian territory of the Gaza Strip, called Mohammad Roummaneh a “heroic martyr.”
The Israeli troops said that they fired a bullet at Mohammad Roummaneh because he tried to launch Molotov cocktails at a military post in Psagot.
What happened to 242 Palestinians?
At least 242 Palestinians have lost their lives so far this year due to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Violence waged by Israeli troops claimed the lives of Palestinians. Around 32 Israelis also lost their lives due to the conflict.
Last month, a Palestinian killed the Israeli soldier in an attack in the West Bank. Subsequently, Israeli forces killed him at a Palestinian town in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate.
Conflict in the West Bank
Conflict has increased in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem in recent months. The ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has affected the peace and security of the region.
Last Sunday, Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Palestinian group Hamas called them “martyrs.” Recent months have seen a boost in violence in the West Bank. The Israeli troops also carried out a drone strike against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.