Israeli troops kill Palestinian civilian in West Bank - ministry

Israeli troops killed a Palestinian civilian in the on Thursday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The ministry did not give any details as to the circumstances of the killing, stating only that "a civilian was killed by Israeli forces" after being shot in the neck at Kifl Hares, a village south of Nablus.

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said Thursday.

"Mustafa Yacoub, 29, was killed after he was shot by Israeli forces in Kufl Hares village near the northern city of Salfit," the ministry said in a statement.

"Mustafa was shot in the neck and died of his wounds before arriving at a hospital," it added.

According to eyewitnesses, Yacoub was killed by Israeli forces in cold blood while out walking with his friends.

Two other Palestinians were reportedly injured by the Israeli army.

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