Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Seven Palestinians in Abu Dis

05 Jul
3:39 AM

Israeli forces, on Friday evening, injured 23 Palestinians during an invasion into the town of Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS).

Soldiers stormed Abu Dis town, which elicited resistance among the local Palestinian civilians. The army used live rounds, rubber-coated steel rounds and tear-gas to disperse the protesters.

The PRCS said that one Palestinian was shot with live ammunition, and transferred to hospital for wounds sustained in the trunk, no further details were reported.

Meanwhile, six Palestinians were shot and injured with rubber-coated steel rounds, three sustained burns, and thirteen suffered the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation.

The less serious cases were all treated by medics on site.

~ WAFA

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Ali Salam

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