Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Thursday, a Palestinian teenage girl, near Mavo Dotan illegal Israeli colony, built on Palestinian lands, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, reportedly after she stabbed a soldier.
Israeli sources said the girl suffered a severe injury, after the soldiers shot her in the stomach, while the wounded soldier sustained a mild injury and was moved to a hospital.
The girl, later identified as Nawf Eqab Enfei’at, 16,Â received treatment at the scene, and was later moved to a hospital.
Israeli daily Haaretz quoted colonist settlers claiming that the soldiers demanded that she stays away from the post, â€śbut she approached them, and stabbed one before she was shot.â€ť
Following the incident, the army closed the main Palestinian road, linking between the governorates of Jenin and Tulkarem, also blocking traffic to all villages and towns near Jenin city.