Palestinian medical sources reported, on Tuesday evening, that a Palestinian youth was shot and wounded by settler gun fire near Jaloud village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank.Ghassan Douglas, in charge of the settlements file in the northern West Bank for the Palestinian Authority, reported that settlers from the Kida settlement, east of Jaloud village, opened live fire at Wael Mahmoud Ayed, 17 years old, wounding him in the abdomen.

Ayed was farming his land in Khallit al-Wista area in the village. He was moved to Rafidia Governmental hospital in Nablus suffering mild-to-moderate injuries.

The attack is one of dozens of repeated attacks and escalation carried out by the settlers against the local residents in Nablus, Hebron and several parts of the occupied West Bank.