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Palestinian injured in confrontations with Israeli police in Jerusalem


JERUSALEM, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli police today shot and injured a Palestinian during a demolition raid in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukkaber, local sources said.

Witnesses told WAFA correspondent that Mohammad Ja‘abis, in his 20s, was shot and critically injured with Israeli military live gunfire in the abdomen in confrontations triggered as Israeli police demolished a residential building in al-Sal‘a area in the neighborhood.

Ja‘abis was rushed to al-Makassed hospital, where he was expected to undergo a surgery.

Witnesses confirmed that police were surrounding the hospital in order to detain Ja‘abis.

K.T./ K.F.

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