An unarmed Palestinian man has been shot and killed by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian media.
Israeli settlers opened fire and killed Khaled Nofal, 34, on Friday near the Palestinian village of Ras Karkar, northwest of the West Bank city of Ramallah, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.
Radi Abu Fkheideh, the head of the local council in Ras Karkar, identified the deceased as Nofal, a father of a four-year-old boy.
He said the Zionist occupation army stormed Nofal’s home in the village early on Friday and arrested the martyr’s father and brother.
Islamic Jihad movement issued a statement which denounced the Israeli crime of killing the Palestinian Khaled Nofal in West Bank, calling on the Authority to stop security coordination with the Zionist occupation and support the popular resistance against it..