Nine Injured Near Jerusalem, One Seriously

September 16, 2015 8:15 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0
16 Sep
8:15 AM

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was shot in the head, and eight others suffered mild-to-moderate wounds, during Tuesday evening clashes with Israeli soldiers in the Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem.The army fired several rounds of live ammunition, in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs at dozens of local youths who hurled stones, and Molotov cocktails, on them during the clashes.

Medical sources said the wounded Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, including the seriously injured young man, while many others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The soldiers also deliberately fired gas bombs targeting homes in the refugee camp, and several Palestinian cars driving nearby, causing many injuries and property damage.

Jerusalem has been witnessing ongoing clashes in especially in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, due to escalating invasions by Israeli extremists and soldiers into the holy site, leading to dozens of injuries, and arrests, in addition to excessive damage and fires.

The army also deliberately targeted, and wounded, several Palestinian reporters.

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