Army Kidnaps A Wounded Palestinian Youth Near Jenin

February 16, 2013 12:04 PM IMEMC & Agencies Jenin, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Friday November 14; Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian youth was injured after he was rammed by an Israeli military vehicle during clashes that took place between the residents and the soldiers who used excessive force against Palestinian protesters near the Al-Jalama roadblock, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.Medical sources reported that, after ramming and wounding him, soldiers attacked the young man and kidnapped him despite efforts by local medics of the Red Crescent to move him to a local hospital.

The sources said that the medics saw the motionless wounded man lying on the ground, but could not provide him with the needed medical treatment as the soldiers kidnapped him and apparently moved him to an Israeli hospital later on.

The attack took place after dozens of youths conducted their protest at the roadblock following the Friday noon prayer.

The army fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated metal bullets and even fired several rounds of live ammunition; dozens of protesters were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation.

Also on Friday, at least 200 Palestinians have been injured during clashes that took place after the army fired gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets at hundreds of Palestinian protesting close to the Israeli Ofer prison, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

The soldiers also chased some protesters in nearby fields and hills in an attempt to kidnap them.

Israeli military sources reported that some soldiers were mildly injured by stones hurled by Palestinian protesters.

The protest was attended by more than a 1000 persons, including Arab Member of Israeli Knesset (MK) Dr. Ahmad Tibi, head of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, and the head of the Islamic Movement in the northern part of historic Palestine, Sheikh Raed Salah.

Dozens of protests were held in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Ramallah, Jenin, and Hebron, and the army also used excessive force against the protesters leading to dozens of injuries..

Soldiers also attacked and harassed several journalists and tried to force them out of protest areas.

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