Palestinian medical sources reported that several young Palestinian men have been injured on Monday at night, including one who suffered a serious injury, after the army invaded Madama village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Ehab Al-Qut, head of the Madama Village Council, stated that clashes took place when the Israeli army shot and seriously injured a shepherd herding his clock in Palestinian lands close to the village.
Al-Qut added that the shepherd, identified as Maâmoun Nasser, was seriously injured and was kidnapped by the soldiers who took him to an undisclosed location.
Clashes took place between the invading soldiers and local youths, and the army fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs leading to several injuries.
Furthermore, the army kidnapped one resident, identified as Sami Rifâat, after breaking into his home in the village, and violently searching it, leading to property damage.
In related news, several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Tuesday morning, an area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition at random; no injuries were reported.
Eyewitnesses reported that at least 14 Israeli military vehicles, and a number of bulldozers, invaded the Khuzaâa town, east of Khan Younis, and uprooted Palestinian farmlands that are around a hundred meters away from the security fence across the border.