RAMALLAH, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- A Palestinian man succumbed to the wounds sustained from Israeli soldiers' gunfire in the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, near the West Bank city of Salfit, Palestinian medics said on Sunday.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement that Mujahid Dawoud, 30, from the village, succumbed to critical wounds early on Sunday.
On Saturday afternoon, five Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, including Dawoud, who suffered severe wounds in the chest.
Mohammed al-Ramahi, director of Salfit Hospital in the northern West Bank, said that Dawoud and another Palestinian were receiving intensive medical care after being critically wounded by Israeli soldiers.
Palestinian eyewitnesses said that an Israeli army force stormed the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, adding that fierce clashes broke out between Palestinian farmers and Israeli soldiers.
The Israeli authorities didn't comment on the incident of wounding the five Palestinians. ■