In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force, Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinian Civilians and Wound Another One, West of Ramallah

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 5, 2019

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force, Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinian Civilians and Wound Another One, West of Ramallah

At early dawn hours of Monday, 04 March 2019, in new crime of excessive use of lethal force against Palestinian civilians, Israeli forces killed two Palestinian civilians in Kafur Nei’mah village, west of Ramallah, and wounded another one. The Israeli forces claimed that the three civilians carried out a run-over attack, which resulted in the injury of two Israeli soldiers. Other Israeli soldiers opened fire at them, killed two of them and wounded another one. Investigations and eyewitnesses’ statements refute the Israeli forces’ claims. The eyewitnesses said that the three civilians were heading to their work at a bakery, where they should be at early hours. While the civilians were on their way to work, they were surprised with Israeli vehicles and crashed one of them. As a result, the civilians’ car hood was damaged…

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