Palestinian medical sources reported on Tuesday at night that one child
was injured in Al Far'a refugee camp, near Jenin, in the northern part
of the West Bank, after the Israeli army invaded the camp and fired at
several residents during clashed that erupted at the main entrance of
The sources stated that dozens of youth hurled stones at the invading forces and that one child identified as Moneer Mohammad Abdul-Fattah, 14, was moderately injured and was transferred to Khalil Suleiman Governmental Hospital in Jenin.
Several children and residents inhaled gas fired by the army and received treatment.
The clashes started during evening hours after several armored jeeps and military vehicles invaded the camp; dozens of youth hurled stones and empty bottles at the soldiers who fired gas bombs, concussion grenades, rounds of live ammunition and rubber-coated bullets.
Recently, the camp is the scene of daily invasions and attacks carried by the Israeli forces.
In a separate incident, the Salah Ed Deen brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, claimed responsibility for attacking, on Tuesday evening, an Israeli roadblock near “Abu George” factory, on Maslia village road near Qabatia.
The Committees said that its fighters fired rounds of live ammunition at the checkpoint, and exchanged fired with the soldiers.
A spokesperson of the group said that this attack “is a natural response to the Israeli daily crimes against the Palestinian people”.
After the attack, troop intensively deployed in the area and conducted wide-scale searches, no arrests were reported.