Israeli troops, on Thursday, reportedly shot and injured a Palestinian worker near the village of Numan, to the east of Bethlehem, while he was on his way to work in Jerusalem, according to WAFA medical sources.

Israeli soldiers were said to have opened fire at Mousa Dababseh, aged 28, injuring him in the left foot.

He was then handed over to the Palestinian Red Crescent who transferred him to Beit Jala hospital for treatment, and where he was reported on stable condition.

No further details were given at the time of this report.