| 10.03,19. 05:07 AM |
Thousands mourn Palestinian girl martyred by Israel
Thousands mourn Palestinian girl martyred by Israel Palestinians carry the coffin of Palestinian girl Samah Mubarak, who was killed by Israeli forces claimed that she attempted to stab a security guard at the checkpoint before she was fatally shot, during her funeral ceremony in Ramallah, West Bank on March 09, 2019. ( Issam Rimawi - Anadolu Agency )
Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended a funeral procession in the West Bank for a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, who was shot and killed by Israeli forces last December.
Samah Mubarak, was killed by Israeli forces for allegedly attempting to stab Israeli soldiers at the Al-Zaiyem military checkpoint in eastern Jerusalem.
Israeli forces withheld her body for 36 days before releasing it to Palestinian authorities on Friday.
Mourners marched from the Ramallah Hospital to the graveyard of Al-Bireh city, amid chants against Israel.
Israeli authorities are estimated to be holding the bodies of 35 slain Palestinians, according to figures issued by a Palestinian NGO.