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Three Palestinians shot and injured by Israeli soldiers, one said to be critical, in an East Jerusalem neighborhood

RAMALLAH, Thursday, December 30, 2021 (WAFA) – Three Palestinians were shot and injured last night by live bullets, one of them said to be critical, during an Israeli army raid in Kufr Aqab neighborhood of East Jerusalem, according to sources.

The Ministry of Health said a Palestinian from Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, was brought to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah in critical condition with a bullet wound in the belly and was immediately admitted to surgery.

Two others were also brought to the hospital also with bullet wounds to the lower limbs, it said.

Sources said soldiers raided a clubhouse in Kufr Aqab, a Palestinian neighborhood north of Jerusalem located beyond Israel’s apartheid barrier that surrounds Jerusalem, in an arrest operation.

Residents clashed with the soldiers who used live fire to disperse them causing the three injuries.

Two people were also detained.


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