Silwan youth martyred: dead in hospital from gunshot wound
May 14, 2011

This dawn, Silwanic has learnt that Milad Ayyash has died in Al-Maqased Hospital due to the gunshot wound he sustained yeasterday in Silwan. Ayyash, 16 years old, was shot in the stomach with live ammunition yesterday's afternoon, subsequently suffering a massive loss of blood before he could be trasnferred to hospital. One doctor stated that Ayyash's heartbeat was almost undetectable when he arrived at the hospital. He underwent surgery for several hours, a final attempt to save the young man's life that was, tragically, unsuccessful. The martyred youth's friends state that the live ammunition was fired from the settler militia's base. A state of relative calm is currently present in Silwan.