Nine Palestinian residents were wounded in separate Israeli military attacks targeting the villages of Sa’ir and Yatta, in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the West Bank. Medical sources reported that soldiers opened fire at Majed Jaradat, 16, near Nabi Yousf junction, in Halhoul town, north of Hebron.
He was hit by two rounds of live ammunition in his abdomen and arm; his condition was described as serious.
Israel soldiers then moved the Jaradat to Hadassah Israeli Hospital in Jerusalem. The army claimed that Jaradat was about to hurl Molotov cocktails at settler vehicles driving on bypass road Number 35.
Two Palestinians were also wounded on Thursday after the army opened fire at them at the entrance of Sa’ir town, north of Hebron. The identity of the two remained unknown until the time of this report.
In Yatta town, six family members were wounded after Israeli soldiers attacked their home, and struck them with batons and rifle-butts in Al Tawana area.
A wounded family member, identified as Mosab Raba’ey, was kidnapped by the soldiers.