New York (IP) - Tor Wennesland, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, condemned the killing of a Palestinian man, Ammar Mifleh, by an Israeli soldier near Huwarra, Nablus, and urged for an Immediate and thorough investigation.

Iran PressMiddle East: An Israeli soldier executed, on Friday, a Palestinian youth in the West Bank city of Nablus following a short scuffle between them, eyewitnesses said.

The Israeli soldier executed point-blank range, in the center of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus.

Video footage of the shooting has been posted on social media. It shows the Israeli soldier trying to arrest him. But when the Palestinian youth refused and pushed the soldier away from himself, his automatic rifle fell, and he used his pistol to execute him.

The youth was identified as Hamdy Mefleh, 22, from the village of Osrin to the south of Nablus. 


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