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Killing of Rouzan al-Najjar

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1997
  • Age: 25
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Razan Al-Najjar (born September 13, 1997 and was martyred on Friday, June 1, 2018, 16 Ramadan 1439 AH, in Gaza, State of Palestine) whose real name is Rosan Al-Najjar was a Palestinian volunteer field paramedic to first aid the wounded in the Palestinian Medical Relief Society in the 2018 Gaza border protests, and an activist defending the cause Palestinian against Israeli forces.

Details of her death
Ramya was killed by an explosive bullet of an Israeli sniper that penetrated her chest and exited her back, after she was accompanied by her paramedics, about 100 meters from the border fence, after they tried to treat two wounded people, who were besieged by the occupation, northwest of Al-Awda camp in the 2018 Gaza border protests east of Khuza’a Governorate. Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, where she went to rescue the injured and take them out with her paramedics colleagues, at half past five in the evening on Friday. Two of them focused on them. Suddenly two soldiers came out of the military jeep and directed their snipers towards them, they shot them, and after minutes they were able to evacuate the trapped casualties, to retreat back about 20 meters from the separation fence, then tear gas canisters were fired at them, and then bullets came Razan was hit by an explosive bullet in her aorta, and she was quickly transferred and handed over to the medical teams for ambulance, and after arriving at the European Gaza Hospital in Khan Yunis, the doctors announced a death Aa Razan, at approximately 19:00, her paramedic colleague Rami Abu Jazar was hit with a live bullet in the left leg, and shrapnel in the right leg and left hand, the paramedic and Mahmoud Fathi Abd al-Aty, with shrapnel scattered in his legs, the paramedic Mahmoud Qudeih, and the paramedic Rasha Qudeih asphyxiated by gas .

Razan is considered the first Palestinian paramedic to volunteer in the Gaza Strip. She was the eldest daughter of a humble and poor family consisting of a father, mother, two sisters and 3 brothers. They had suffered from the accumulated debts of their father Ashraf al-Najjar since his shop for selling bicycle parts was demolished with missiles in the 2014 Gaza war, which worsened their situation, and after She finished high school, studied general nursing at Al-Azhar University but did not complete her studies, so she started taking training and field courses on first aid, and obtained a number of certificates in ambulance over two years, and tried to gain experiences by volunteering at Nasser Medical Complex without any compensation, and because of her great activity and interaction She and a number of her colleagues volunteered within the medical relief in the return marches with the Palestinian Medical Relief Society. The medical staff participated in their work since the start of the return camps and the return marches on the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip on the forty-second anniversary of the Palestinian Land Day, corresponding to the thirtieth of March, and due to the lack of medical equipment in the field, they had to To sell her phone and ring in order to buy first aid supplies and carry them with her during her work in aiding the wounded. She was an example of sacrifice and love of life and people. The attendance arrived daily from seven in the morning until ten in the evening, and she was looking for the injured. 15 cases of head injury, and she was injured more than 10 times during the return marches, and this did not prevent her from continuing her journey to perform her lofty medical mission for 10 continuous weeks, without leaving the field of her voluntary ambulance work during the return marches, and in a previous interview with a reporter Palestinian Information Center,” Al-Najjar said that she chose this mission because she loves serving her people who are clashing with the occupation soldiers in all fields. She indicated that she volunteered to help treat and aid the wounded in the events of the Great Return March, which was called by the Supreme National Authority for the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege.

Al-Najjar continued to provide her people with simple capabilities, but she had the energy that pushed her along with the volunteer crew to deliver their message for which they had come. Her dreams that she was drawing for her future, and this blessed journey ends with her martyrdom, Saima, stationed in the return camp, which is located on the lands of Khuza’ah, east of Khan Yunis.

The Israeli army announced in a written statement that it will investigate the killing of Palestinian paramedic Razan al-Najjar by Israeli forces during protests on the border with the Gaza Strip on Friday. Palestinian health officials and eyewitnesses said that Israeli forces shot dead the volunteer paramedic, Razan al-Najjar, when she ran to reach an injured person near the border fence east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.



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