Bethlehem: 3 Palestinians, including Child, Shot in Sunday Clashes

January 4, 2016 3:12 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
04 Jan
3:12 AM

Three Palestinians, including a child, were shot and injured by Israeli fire during clashes that erupted in Dheishe Refugee Camp, to the south of Bethlehem, Sunday.Security sources informed WAFA that a large military force stormed the camp and deployed its troops throughout the area, amid firing live rounds, concussion grenades, and tear gas canisters, shooting and injuring three, including a child.

According to Red Crescent paramedics, two unidentified Palestinian youth were shot and injured in the abdomen and thigh with live ammunition, whereas a 13-year-old child received an explosive dum-dum bullet in his leg. The severity of the child’s injury necessitated surgery.

Earlier Sunday, a Palestinian youth was shot and injured in the face with a rubber-coated steel bullet during an Israeli army raid into the city of Bethlehem.

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