Israeli Forces Open Fire on Ambulance, Injure Palestinian Youth

18 Dec
6:08 AM

One Palestinian youth was injured by shrapnel from live Israeli ammunition, after forces opened fire targeting his vehicle in the Silwad area of Ramallah, late Sunday.

Witnesses reported that Israeli forces, deployed at military checkpoint at the western entrance of Silwad, opened live fire targeting a Palestinian vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle sustained minors injuries by shrapnel.
Israeli soldiers also opened fire at an ambulance that was passing by the road.

Sources added, according to Ma’an, that that Israeli forces have reportedly targeted any vehicle that approaches within 400-meters of the checkpoint.

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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