UPDATED Palestinian shot by the IOF on highway 60; conflicting reports about his condition

According to the IOF spokesperson, 18 years old Salah Zghayyar  attempted to stab an Israeli soldier in the Gush Etzion intersection on highway 60, between Bethlehem and Hebron., and was seriously injured in the ensuing struggle. The soldier was unharmed; the injured Palestinian was taken to hospital in Jerusalem. Heavy IOF presence in the area.

According to Ma’an news agency, the Palestinian teen died from his wounds.

However, according the the Hadassah spokesperson, Zghayyar is still in surgery.

Update: 3:50p the boy’s family has now stated he is in serious condition but not dead.

Update, 21 May 10:30am  Salah Zghayyar is conscious and stable and will remain in the hospital for a few days. (per Maath Musleh)


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