Israeli soldiers shot and wounded on Saturday morning two Palestinian workers near a military roadblock east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Medical sources reported that Ghalib Hani Edeis, 23, was hit by bullet fragments in the head, while Suleiman Ibrahim Edeis, 26, was wounded in his left arm.

They were moved to two local hospitals in Hebron. Ghalib was sent to the operation room where bullet fragmentation were removed from his skull. His condition was described as moderate.

The two workers were on their way to a construction site in Jerusalem where they worked to feed their families. Israel did not grant them work permits and as they tried to avoid the military roadblock, the army opened fire at them.