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Israeli forces kill mentally disabled Palestinian

Mohammad Zain al-Jabari dies after Israeli forces shoot him in the chest during protests in the city of Hebron.

Hundreds of Palestinians participated in Mohammad al-Jabari's funeral in Hebron [Mussa Qawasma/Reuters]

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Israeli forces have killed a mentally disabled Palestinian man during clashes in the Bab al-Zawiya area of Hebron city in the occupied West Bank, according to a family member and officials.

The Palestinian health ministry identified on Friday the slain man as Mohammad Zain al-Jabari.

The 24-year-old was shot in the chest by Israeli forces earlier in the day during protests against US President Donald Trump‘s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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