6-year-old loses eye after Israeli forces open fire

Palestinian boy Musab al-Sarahneh lost his right eye after Israeli forces opened fire.

6-year-old loses eye after Israeli forces open fire
World Bulletin / News Desk

Israeli forces shot 6-year-old Musab al-Sarahneh in the eye in al-Fawwar refugee camp south of Hebron early last week, reported the Ma'an News Agency. 

The boy lost his right eye after Israeli forces opened fire on the car he was traveling in with rubber-coated steel bullets, according to the family's account.

At the time, last Friday, Musab was sitting in a car holding his mother's hand as they made their way home, his family says.

As they approached the entrance to al-Fawwar refugee camp, an Israeli soldier opened fire at their car out of nowhere, according to Musab's mother. She said that the Israeli soldier who shot Musab was only about 40 meters from their car.

Immediately following the incident, Musab noticed blood flowing from right eye, and was taken to the hospital. One of the rubber-coated metal bullets fired by the Israeli soldier hit Musab straight in the eye.

Last Mod: 05 Ekim 2013, 13:26
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