Death in Palestine

News in Brief

Mustafa Tamimi, a 28-year-old resident  of the West Bank village Nabi Saleh, was killed on 9 December while throwing stones at Israeli military vehicles during a weekly protest against the Israeli occupation. Mustafa was hit by a tear-gas projectile shot into his face at close range from an Israeli armoured army jeep. He died of his wounds the following morning. His funeral procession the next day was attacked by Israeli soldiers using the same type of tear gas canisters.