“Do you think my daughter is capable of destroying the Wall?”
Al-Kadr was hit in the hand by a bullet, leaving her seriously wounded. She died on the way to hospital in Tel Aviv.Palestinian sources said the second girl was seriously wounded, but the Israeli army said she suffered only from shock.
Israeli human rights groups are demanding immediately that the Israeli army release their rules of engagement showing that Israeli soldiers are not allowed to shoot at civilians.
The mother of Doaa expressed her grief by questioning the Israeli army’s intentions: “Do you think my daughter is capable of destroying the wall? A little girl, to be killed and slaughtered by the wall.”
The army called the incident a very serious matter, adding that the soldier who fired the shots had not been authorised to do so.
Doaa’s body is carried for burial
TheIsraeli army central command ordered the officer and the soldier who fired the shots to be suspended from all activities, and has launched an investigation.
“It’s been one of the deadliest years that we have seen”
Dan Rohrmann, Unicef
This figure is almost 22% of the total number of Palestinians killed in that time.
Dan Rohrmann, Unicef’s special representative in the occupied Palestinian territory, said: “This has been a tragic year for Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank.
“It’s been one of the deadliest years that we have seen.”