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Palestinian youth killed, another injured in settler shooting attack

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Gaza19May3NABLUS (PNIC):-A Palestinian young man was killed and a journalist was injured in a shooting attack carried out on Thursday by a Jewish settler.

The attack took place during clashes that erupted in a solidarity march with the hunger striking prisoners in Israeli jails on Huwara street south of Nablus city.

Palestinian Health Ministry identified the martyr as Mutaz Bani Shamseh, 23, from Beita town east of Nablus. The wounded journalist was also identified as Majdi Eshtaiyeh, an AP cameraman. He was shot in the hand while covering the event. 

Eyewitnesses told the PNIC reporter that a Jewish settler approached the marchers, opened his gunfire directly at the young man and shot him in the head. He shortly died after the shooting, they said.

 
 
 
 
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