Israel kidnaps 54 Palestinians after shooting

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians in response to a shooting in which a Palestinian shot two settlers

Israel kidnaps 54 Palestinians after shooting

World Bulletin / News Desk

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Monday morning have raided several parts of the West Bank and Jerusalem, kidnapped dozens and injured others in  clashes.

In Azzoun village north of Qalqilia, IOF kidnapped Palestinians and closed down a lathe workshop, confiscated equipment, claiming that it produces weapons.

A Palestinian man was shot dead after he opened fire on Israeli settlers,  wounding five, two of whom have later succumbed to their wounds.

The shooting took place in Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem on Sunday morning.

Israeli sources said that a Palestinian, 39 years old from Silwan town in Jerusalem, was driving his car in Jerusalem when he opened fire, injured one,  kept driving towards Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood while police chased him and shot him dead.

In addition, IOF broke into Surif village north of Hebron, raided homes and kidnapped youths.

Local sources also said the soldiers invaded several alleys in Tulkarem refugee camp, and Thiab neighborhood in the city, and clashed with dozens of youngsters who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles.

IMEMC said that the army fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets and several rounds of live ammunition, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.

Medics provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians, and moved a child to hospital after she became unable to breathe on her own.

source: Palestine News Network

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Ekim 2016, 10:36