Palestinian Shot Dead in Hebron in Personal Dispute
On Wednesday morning, 07 December 2011, the Palestinian police
found the body of Yousef Zein, from Hebron.
The victim was hit by 7 bullets throughout the body.
According to investigations conducted by the Palestinian Center for
Human Rights (PCHR), at approximately 04:00 on Wednesday, 07 December 2011, the
Palestinian police found the body of Yousef ‘Eissa Zain, 23, from Yatta village
south of Hebron, in Khillat al-Saleh area to the south of Hebron. Zain had
disappeared since he left his house on Tuesday evening, 06 December 2011, until
his body was found. The body was
transferred to Hebron Hospital to be presented to the forensic medicine
department. The Zain was hit by 7
bullets to the chest, the abdomen and the pelvis. According to initial information available to
PCHR from Palestinian police sources, the police arrested a suspect, and
initial investigations indicate that the murder was motivated by a personal
PCHR strongly condemns this crime which part of the state of
security chaos and proliferation of weapons in the Occupied Palestinian
Territory, and calls upon the Public Prosecution to investigate it and bring
the perpetrators before justice.