Israeli Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians, Kidnap One, In Hebron

August 16, 2016 9:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
16 Aug
9:40 AM

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched several homes, before shooting and injuring seven Palestinians during ensuing clashes, and kidnapped one.

Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers clashed with dozens of local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles, while the army fired live rounds and rubber-coated metal bullets, injuring seven Palestinians.

The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the wounded have been identified as Tamer Abdullah Abdul-Majid, 27, Moath Wasfi Arar, 29, Fares Abdullah at-Teety, 18, Ismael Mohammad Jabr Najjar, Ma’moun Abdullah Shawabka, 18, Ismael Mohammad Jaber Najjar, and Ma’moun Abdullah Shawabka, 18.

All wounded Palestinians were moved to the Yatta Governmental hospital suffering mild-to-moderate injuries.

In addition, the soldiers invaded a number of homes before violently searching them, and occupied their rooftops to use them as firing posts and military towers.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers also kidnapped one Palestinian from his home. He has been identified as Rajeh Mohammad Ahmad Abu Ajamiyya, 45.

Furthermore, the soldiers launched a surveillance balloon and tightened the siege on the refugee camp.

On Tuesday at dawn, an infant suffered severe effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and kidnapped one Palestinian.

Also at dawn Tuesday, the soldiers invaded the Jenin refugee camp and Ya’bad town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, searched homes and kidnapped four Palestinians.

In related news, the soldiers invaded Hijja village, east of Qalqilia, and searched the family home of Bashar Masalha, who was killed by the army of March 8, 2016.

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