Army Injures One Palestinian, Summons Three Others, In Silwad

24 Jul
7:34 AM

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot and seriously wounded one Palestinian, and summoned three others for interrogation.

The invading soldiers clashed with local youths, who hurled stones at the military vehicles, while the army fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.

Medical sources said the wounded resident was moved to the Palestine Medical Complex before he was admitted to surgery; his was shot with a live round in the head and remains in a critical condition.

The soldiers also fired gas bombs and concussion grenades during the invasion, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In addition, the soldiers summoned three Palestinians for interrogation after storming their homes and violently searching them.

The three have been identified as Tareq Taleb Hamed (a university student), Yahya Ahmad Hamed and Mohammad Bassem Hamed.

The soldiers also surrounded the family home on ‘Aabed Hamed, who was killed by Israeli army fire on February 20th,  2016, but did not invade the property.

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