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Two injuries, one critical, from Israeli army gunfire during a raid in Nablus

NABLUS, Wednesday, February 8, 2023 (WAFA) – Two Palestinians were injured, one of them critically, during an Israeli army raid this morning into Balata refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

The Ministry of Health said a youth was brought to a hospital in Nablus in a state of cardiac arrest and unable to breathe after a bullet had penetrated his head from behind the ear and exited from the mouth.

Medics performed the necessary resuscitation on the injured after which he was admitted to intensive care, it added, but remains in critical condition.

The second youth was shot by two bullets in the right hand and is in stable condition, said the ministry.

Palestinian security sources told WAFA that the critically injured Palestinian was 13 years old and the other one injured in the hand is 16.

Reports from Nablus said soldiers broke into the refugee camp and nearby Joseph’s Tomb to secure entry of settlers into the site and clashed with Palestinians. The soldiers opened live fire at the Palestinian youths hitting two.


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