A Palestinian young man suffered a shrapnel wound in his back, on Saturday, when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired towards a peaceful group, marching in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, a local official reported.

Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies, said Israeli soldiers opened fire at the participants, injuring one Palestinian man in the back with shrapnel from live ammunition, Days of Palestine reported.

Red Crescent ambulance crew stabilized the injured man before transporting him to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus city, located east of the town.

In related news, on Friday, two Palestinians, including a journalist, were shot by Israeli occupation forces, while 17 others suffocated on tear-gas.