The IDF shot and killed Wajih Ramahi, 15, from the Jalazone refugee camp north
of Ramallah on Saturday evening, according to B’Tselem.
Sarit Michaeli said a field worker at the Ramallah hospital where Ramahi was
taken reported from doctors there that he had been shot in the back.
IDF launched an investigation after receiving a Palestinian report via the civil
administration about the shooting of a teenager.
initiated by the IDF near the Jalazone refugee camp, a report was received about
a Palestinian teenager who was shot and killed. The circumstances of the
incident are being checked,” the IDF Spokesman’s Office said.
Central Command is gathering information on what exactly occurred, and an army
source said Saturday that details were still sketchy.
initial information that was made available to the army, a soldier fired shots
in the air, possibly during a clash with Palestinians, but it remains unclear
what occurred afterward.
Michaeli said she had no other details about the
circumstances of teenager’s death.
A photograph of Ramahi sitting on a
sofa wearing a blue sweater was immediately posted on twitter by Palestinian
activists, along with one of him in the hospital.
According to Reuters
two boys, who said they were friends of Ramahi and were with him when he was
killed, said they were in an area adjacent to a settlement when soldiers shot at