RAMALLAH, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian Health Ministry said Tuesday that a Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers in north of the West Bank.
Health Ministry spokesperson Mohammas Awawdah told Xinhua that the man wad identified as Mohammad Al-Salhi, 32, from Al-Far'aa refugee camp north of Nablus city in the West Bank.
Local sources said that the Israeli forces storme into Al-Salhi's home, in attempt to arrest him, but he tried to combat the arrest back by screaming and with his bare hands.
Al-Salhi was formerly imprisoned by Israel, said the sources.
They confirmed that the Israeli soldiers shot the young man with 6 fatal bullets.
Photos spread on Facebook showed Al-Salhi lying on the ground inside his home and bleeding.
Israeli public radio reported that the Israeli forces foiled a stabbing attack in Al-Far'aa refugee camp, after a Palestinian man tried to stab the soldiers while shouting "God is Great."
The radio reported that the perpetrator was immediately killed and none of the soldiers were hurt, pointing out that the incident took place while the military force was carrying out arrests in the camp.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki denounced the "cold blooded murder by Israeli forces," saying "it is a new crime" that Palestinian and international human rights organizations must focus on.
Malki said in statements to the official Palestinian radio station "Voice of Palestine" that this crime must be taken to the International Criminal Court.
A wave of tensions has been ongoing between Palestinians and Israelis since October 2015, leading to the death of over 340 Palestinians, one Jordanian and over 40 Israelis, according to official data.