A number of Jewish settlers, working as security guards, opened fire on Saturday at night at a number of Palestinian homes in Al Saâdiyya neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem; no injuries were reported. A local woman was wounded in a separate attack. The Israeli police arrived at the scene and closed the neighborhood preventing the residents from leaving their homes.
Furthermore, clashes were reported after a group of Palestinian youths took off to the streets and burnt tires. The Israeli Police claimed that a Molotov cocktail was also hurled at a settlersâ home in East Jerusalem.
In related news, a 35-year-old Palestinian woman was wounded while standing on her balcony in Al Esawiyya town in East Jerusalem.
The woman was hit in the head by a rubber-coated bullet fired by the army; her condition was described as mild-to-moderate. She was moved to Hadassah Israeli hospital in the city.
A Palestinian infant died on Friday after inhaling gas fired by the army in East Jerusalem. The 12-month-old infant was identified as Mohammad Abu Sneina.