RAMALLAH, Nov 29 (KUNA) -- Three Palestinians have fallen as martyrs after being shot by the occupation Israeli forces, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.
Brothers Jawad and Dhafer Al-Rimawi from Bait Rima near Ramallah died with the troops' gunfire. Jawad, 22, was hit in the pelvis and passed away instantly, but his brother Dhafer who was shot in the chest died after he was taken to hospital.
Another Palestinian, Mufid Khalil, 44, was shot and wounded in north Hebron (Al-Khalil) late on Monday and succumbed to his injuries today.
Palestinian parties called for a general strike in Ramallah today in homage to the martyrs' loss.
According to the ministry figures, up to 205 Palestinians have been killed by the occupation forces since start of this year. (end)