Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinians in Hebron

06 Jul
4:15 AM

During confrontations in Hebron, one Palestinian civilian, on Sunday, was shot and injured by Israeli forces, according to WAFA correspondent.

In the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Israeli military, stationed at flashpoint Shuhada Street, fired rubber-coated steel rounds and concussion grenades at Palestinian protesters, hitting one of them in the face with a tear-gas canister.

Palestinians have collectively engaged in demonstrations against Israel’s annexation plans.

In related news, several Palestinians suffered mild injuries, on Saturday, when Israeli forces opened fire at protesters in Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported.

WAFA correspondent said that confrontations flared between local youths and the Israeli army in Bab al-Zawiya neighborhood of Hebron, during which forces fired rubber-coated steel rounds and tear-gas to disperse the protesters.

One Palestinian was shot with a rubber-coated steel round, and many others suffered the toxic effects tear-gas inhalation.

Local sources told the Palestinian Information Center that the young man who was shot by the army in Bab al-Zawiya area, was hit in the leg and was taken transferred to hospital.

The sources added that the military installed several roadblocks in Tel Rumeida neighborhood and Shuhada Street, blocking even further, the movement of Palestinian citizens, preventing many from returning home.

~ WAFA, PIC

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