On Monday dawn, Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians, caused ten to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, and abducted one in the Al-Ein refugee camp and Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Two Soldiers injured in exchanges of fire in Nablus, army says.
Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Emergency Department at the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Nablus, said the soldiers injured two young men with bullets shrapnel and caused at least ten to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
The Palestinians were injured during protests that erupted after several army jeeps invaded Nablus city, the Al-Ein refugee camp, and several surrounding areas.
In a statement, the Israeli army said its soldiers exchanged fire with Palestinian fighters in Nablus and added that two soldiers were mildly injured from ricochets that struck them before being evacuated to an Israeli hospital.
Furthermore, the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of Nablus city and abducted Abdul-Rahma Akkouba from his home in the Al-Baidar Street area.
In related news, the soldiers closed a dirt road near the Al-Hamra military roadblock in the West Bank’s Northern Plains.
It is worth mentioning that the Al-Hamra roadblock was closed as an illegal act of collective punishment after the April 7 shooting that led to the death of two Israeli settlers and the serious injury of their mother.
On April 8, Israeli soldiers killed Ayed Azzam Mahmoud Salim, after shooting him with five live rounds in the chest and the back, east of Qalqilia, in the northern West Bank.