Palestinian hunger striker dies
- Published: 24 Feb 2013 at 03.43
- Online news:
A Palestinian prisoner died in an Israeli jail on Saturday, officials said, as the number of inmates on hunger strike climbed to 11, according to the Palestinian Prisoners' Club.
Palestinian protestors are seen through a car tyre as they perform Friday prayers next to Ofer prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, following a demonstration in support of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike in Israeli prisons on Friday.
Arafat Jaradat was "arrested a few days ago. He was killed during the investigation," the Palestinian minister in charge of prisoner affairs Issa Qaraqaa said.
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