Palestinian medical sources in Bethlehem reported that a young Palestinian man was shot and injured, on Monday afternoon, by Israeli military fire near Beit Jala city, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.Local sources reported that undercover soldiers of the Israeli military opened fire at Sakhr Hussein and Al-Allamy, 26, while he was heading to work at the Gilo nearby Israeli settlement, the Maan News Agency reported.

Mohammad Ayyad, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements, told Maan that the soldiers shot Al-Allamy, and chased him after he was wounded but did not arrest him.

Al-Allamy was moved to the Beit Jala Governmental Hospital; his wounds were described as moderate.