Five Injured by Israeli Forces in West Bank

28 Jul
7:28 PM

Israeli forces injured four Palestinian civilians on Saturday, during confrontations which erupted in the occupied West Bank.

Three Palestinian youth were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers after the latter raided the town of Beit Ummar, in the southern West Bank, according to local sources.

Mohammad Awad, a local media activist, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated rounds at the protesting youth, injuring three of them in the foot, neck and hand respectively.

He said a paramedic was also lightly injured from the shrapnel of the bullets fired by the soldiers.

Additionally, on Saturday evening, a photographer was injured after being shot by Israeli soldiers while they were attacking Palestinian protesters in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, near Qalqilia city, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.

Lo’ai Samhan of Palestine TV was reportedly injured during the events in Kafr Qaddoum, and was moved to a nearby medical center for treatment.

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