Palestinian medical sources reported, Monday, that a Palestinian youth was shot and wounded by Israeli army fire in an area south of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.The youth was identified as Waleed Abu Zahra, 19 years old. He was wounded by a live round to his foot.

Soldiers claimed that Abu Zahra refused to heed their demands to stop his vehicle, and that he tried to ram the soldiers.

Israeli sources stated that the he, Abu Zahra, was found on the side of a local road after a passenger who accompanied him, apparently forced him out of the vehicle and fled the area.

The fate of the second person remains unknown, while the wounded resident was moved to a local hospital.