The number of Palestinians were killed in an Israeli invasion to the West Bank city of Ramallah has increased to four after a young man died of wounds sustained earlier in the attack, local sources reported. The army left the city, and thousands of residents gathered at the site of the invasion.
Four Palestinians were killed and over 35 wounded with five arrested in an Israeli invasion to the West Bank city of Ramallah, local sources reported.
Two other young men were pronounced dead at Ramallah hospital. The fourth was not identied yet.
Medical teams of the Palestinian Medical Relief Services confirmed to IMEMC that more wounded men arrived at the hospital, some were hiding until they ensured that the army has left.
Medical sources at Al-Sheikh Zayed hospital in the city reported earlier that two Palestinians were killed. One receved a bullet to his eye, while the other was shot in his chest.
The two were identified as Aysar Qassem, Milad Abu Al-Arayes 20 from al-Am’ari refugee camp and Jafar Hussein, 21 from Kharbtha village near Ramallah.
At least 15 Israeli military vehicles invaded the West Bank city of Ramallah and clashed with stone-throwing residents.
The army invaded the city after a special under-cover unit was trapped in a Palestinian building after they entered Ramallah to arrest Palestinians they claimed were wanted.
Eyewitnesses reported that Palestinian youth discovered the Israeli special unit who were wearing civilian clothes. The youth chased the special unit members who opened fire at the stone-throwing youth.
The Israeli under-cover soldiers entered a building at Al-Manara square where they were trapped and surrounded by the Palestinian youth.
Eyewitnesses said the under-cover soldiers were evacuated from the city, however the army is still in Ramallah.
Al-Jazeera satellite channel reported that one bullet hit their office located very close to the invaded area.
Eyewitnesses reported that the Israeli army used live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets against the Palestinian civilians.