Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, during clashes that took place after dozens of soldiers and settlers invaded Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded homes in Qaryout village, south of Nablus.
Local sources said clashes took place near Qabr Yousef (Joseph Tomb) area, east of Nablus, after five Israeli buses, filled with settlers, and many Israeli army vehicles, invaded the area.
They added that a young man, identified as Hamed Yahya Edrees, 23, from the Old Askar refugee camp, was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head, and was moved to the Rafidia governmental hospital.
In addition, several army vehicles invaded Qaryout village, south of Nablus, before breaking into many homes and violently searching them.
Member of the Qaryout Local council, Bashar Sidqy Qaryouti, that the soldiers invaded his home, his brother’s property, adding that his brother, Yousef, is the deputy head of the local charitable society.
Sidqy also stated that the soldiers invaded the homes of the society’s head, Mohammad Taher Mardawi, in addition to the home of Moayyad Salem, the head of a local athletic club, and the home of the village’s Imam, Jihad Salaheddin.
The army told the Palestinians that “should they continue to support protests and activities against Israel’s colonies, they will be arrested, their institutions will be shut down, and their homes will be destroyed.
In addition, the soldiers invaded a print shop in the al-Ram town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched it, and confiscated all of its equipment, and printed materials.
Also at dawn, Palestinian medical sources at the al-Makassed hospital, in occupied East Jerusalem, has reported that a young man died from very serious wounds he suffered in 2007, after undercover Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in Ramallah, in central West Bank.