According to medical sources in the West Bank city of Nablus reported that injures toll until the noon time reached to 23 injuries, two critical one of them a child.
Meanwhile residents are reporting that the army offensive is still ongoing in the city and clashes between stone throwing youth and the army soldiers area reported in several parts of the city.
One of the critically wounded was moved to Rafidia hospital and was admitted to surgery room directly due to bolt wound in the abdomen, the other critically injured who is a child was moved to the Arab Women Union hospital in the city for treatment after sustaining a direct bolt hit in the head.
Among the injured Wa’el Tanoos a broadcasting Technician in the city working for the Qater based Al – Jazeera TV, medical sources reported.
The death toll in Nablus raises to 3; eight additional injuries reported
The death toll in the West bank city of Nablus due to this morning’s incursion has raised to 3. Meanwhile there are eight injures reported: 2 medium, 5 moderate and one critical.
In a phone call with Dr. Ghassan Hamdan, the Head of The PMRC office in the city, said that three persons from the area are still being detained by the army, but no names are known yet.
Dr. Hamdan also said that the army is still surrounding the prison facility, holding the critically injured officer inside and not allowing Palestinian medics to retrieve him. He added that soldiers are surrounding the area both at the prison facility and at the main road, cutting the city into two.
Meanwhile local sources are saying that there are clashes all over the besieged area and several other places in the city between the residents with their stones and the army which is firing both live rounds and rubber coated bullets.
One killed, several injured in an army attack on PA prison in Nablus
One Palestinian police officer was killed and several others injured after Israeli troops invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and attacked a Palestinian jail facility Wednesday at dawn.
The attack happened at around 3:00 AM, as more than 50 army vehicles invaded the city and surrounded the jail. Soldiers asked both the police officers and the inmates to remove their clothes, eyewitnesses reported.
A gun battle erupted after an army bulldozer started destroying parts of the facility’s outside wall. One officer was killed in the clash and several others were injured, local sources reported.
Abd Al Raheem Qusinni, a journalist at the scene, said that soldiers handcuffed and blindfolded both officers and inmates before taking them to an unknown location.
Qusinni added that four army bulldozers are surrounding the jail facility and soldiers have blocked the road leading to the facility, which is the same street that connects the eastern areas of the city with the center.