A Palestinian youth was injured on Sunday in an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to local residents as reported on Anadolu Agency.
An Israeli force raided the town of Nahalin, west of Bethlehem, and searched several homes, triggering clashes with dozens of angry youths, the residents said.
— Middle East Affairs (@AffairsEast) September 30, 2018
Israeli forces fired live ammunition, rubber bullets and tear gas canisters to disperse angry Palestinians, according to the same source.
A local resident told Anadolu Agency:
“A Palestinian youth was injured when he was shot in the chest.”
Ras Karkar, nw Ramallah
Kafr Qaddoum, Qalqilya, baby gassed
Azzoun, e Qalqilya, pipe bombs
Nahalin, sw Bethlehem
Nabi Saleh, n Ramallah, 2 children detained
al-Fawar Camp, s Hebron, petrol bombs
Raid: Jalazone Camp
Tuqu’, s Bethlehem, 1 detained
— SFoP (@SFoP_Palestine) September 28, 2018
The Palestinian Health Ministry has yet to confirm the injury.
There was no comment from the Israeli military on the raid.
Israel frequently conducts sweeping arrest campaigns across the occupied territories on the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians.
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