Three Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday morning; one of them seriously, by Israeli security guards gunfire at a separation wall work site northwest of the West bank city of Ramallah.

The three wounded Palestinians were evacuated to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva. The seriously wounded one was shot in the stomach.

According to Israeli sources, the guards first fired warning shots in the air to disperse a crowd of young protesters who threw stones at them, then aimed at the crowd.

The incident took place near the village of Rantis.