5 Facts About Razan Al-Najjar, ‘Angel of Mercy’ Paramedic in Gaza Who Was Slain
Razan al-Najjar, a Palestine woman that recently and tragically were shot to death by the IDF (Israel Defence Forces). The 21-year-old woman volunteered as a medical officer with the Health Ministry that organizes Hamas in Gaza. She is originally from Palestine and chose to fight in her country.
At the end of May, a shootout occurred in the Eastern Region of Gaza. Since the outbreak of war between Israel and Palestine, until now approximately there have been hundreds of Palestinians who died in the attack, one of them, which is Razan Al-Najjar. Razan was killed after a bullet shot to her chest. All at once, the death of this Palestinian nurse received attention from the world. Dealing with injured patients as a result of Israeli army attacks has become her daily task.
deCODE summarized from various sources, here’s the following facts related about the killing of Razan al-Najjar while she was on her duty:
1. Razan Was Shot While Helping And Evacuating The Victims From The Demonstration
Razan immediately rushed to a dangerous area to help the wounded. The beautiful young woman was killed while trying to help the wounded protesters on the Gaza border.
2. Razan Exposed to Shoot in the Chest
From across the fence as Razan al-Najjar was dealing with the patient, two or three bullets slid and precise about Najjar’s chest. Shortly after this incident, she was declared dead.
3. Razan’s Death Infuriated Residents In Gaza, Palestine And The International Community
Razan’s death triggered a strong reaction, not only from Gaza residents, Palestinians but also the medical and international world. Razan is one of the medical officers who are not allowed to be targeted by violence in the way of conflict. Union Officials of the Nation also declared condemning the actions of Israeli soldiers who killed Razan and hundreds of other Palestinian demonstrators during the rally.
4. Razan Killed After United States vetoes Union Officials of the Nation Resolution for Palestinian protection
Razan’s death came hours after United States Ambassador to the Union Officials of the Nation, Nikki Haley vetoed an Union Officials of the Nation resolution filed by Kuwait with the support of Arab states for the protection of Palestinians.
5. Razan al-Najjar’s Body Was Delivered By Thousands Of People
Thousands of people poured into the streets of Gaza on Saturday. They drove the body of Razan al-Najjar, the pretty paramedic who died after being shot on her chest by Israeli soldiers the day before. Occasionally, there was a sound of takbeer from their mouths. Sobbing also accompanied the journey to deliver Najjar to her final rest.