The Popular Committees in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, have appealed to the Red Cross and several Human Rights Groups to intervene in order to save the life of detainee Wajeeh Eshtiyyeh, who lost a number of fingers in his right hand when the Israeli army broke into the Gabloa’ detention facility. The Committee stated that Eshtiyyeh was injured when he picked up a gas bomb fired by the soldiers who broke into the facility. He is currently in need of immediate medical attention.

Moreover, the Committees reported that the army is using gas bombs that explode when touched or carried.

Azmi Shiokhy, head of the Committees, stated that Eshtiyyeh needs immediate surgery and appealed fpr the Red Cross to interfere and stop the violations and illegal practices against the detainees.