Razan Al-Najjar

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Birthday
11, 1996
Birthplace
Palestine
Death Date
Jun 1, 2018 (21)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1996
Birthplace
Palestine
Death Date
Jun 1, 2018 (21)

About

Palestinian nurse who was known for volunteering at the Gaza health ministry. She was shot by Israeli soldiers as she attempted to help evacuate wounded protestors near Israel's border fence in Gaza.  

Before Fame

After volunteering for a variety of medical facilities, she began training as a paramedic in Khan Younis at Nasser hospital. Shortly after, she became an active member of the Palestinian Medical Relief Society. 

Trivia

She was recognized for her heroic duty by the UN on June 2, 2018. The UN issued a press release expressing anguish over her death with a desire to investigate the situation. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Khan Younis, Pakistan. She was the eldest of six children born to Ashraf al-Najjar. 

Associated With

Other medical professionals from Palestine include Hakim Said and Agha Hasan Abedi