HEBRON, Thursday, October 20, 2022 (WAFA) – Three Palestinians, including a minor, were shot and injured by live ammunition, and dozens of others suffocated today during clashes with Israeli forces in various parts in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Ramallah.
A Palestinian minor was shot with live ammunition during clashes with Israeli forces in the town of Sair to the northeast of Hebron, according to local sources.
Sources said that Israeli forces attacked Palestinians in the town of Sair with live bullets and tear gas canisters, shooting and injuring a 16-year old teenager with a live bullet in the abdomen area.
Israeli forces attempted to prevent the teenager’s transfer to hospital, however, the town’s residents managed to help him and took him to a hospital, where his medical condition was described as critical.
Similar clashes erupted in Bab al-Zawiya area in central Hebron, during which four Palestinians, including two minors, were detained.
Clashes also broke out with Israeli soldiers stationed at the military checkpoint at the entrance to Shuhada Street, during which two Palestinian minors were shot and moderately injured in their lower extremities with live ammunition.
This brings the number of Palestinians detained since early morning in the Sair area to five.
In the northwestern part of the Ramallah area, a Palestinian youth was shot in the thigh with live ammunition during similar clashes that broke out throughout the day in the village of Nabi Saleh.
The youth reportedly lost a substantial amount of blood and lost consciousness before he was transferred to hospital.
The entrance to the village was closed last night by Israeli forces and locals were prevented from entering or leaving.
Clashes were also reported at the entrance to al-Arroub refugee camp, during which soldiers manning the checkpoint fired live bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters toward residents’ homes, causing dozens to suffocate.