EU’s Borrell condemns point-blank shooting of Palestinian in West Bank

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell on November 28, 2022 [Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency]

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has condemned the shooting of a young Palestinian by an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank, reports Anadolu Agency. On Friday, Palestinian activists shared a video on social media of an Israeli soldier while scuffling with a young man in Huwara town, south of Nablus city. As the young man, who was identified as Ammar Mefleh, tried to escape, the Israeli soldier shot him at point blank, leaving him badly injured. The Palestinian was later pronounced dead. "The killing of a 22-year-old Palestinian on Friday by Israeli security forces was the latest example of the recent uptick in violence," Borrell said in a statement. On Friday, the EU condemned Israel's use of lethal […] Source

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