Army Shoots Teen in Head in Ramallah, Many Suffocate in Jenin Clashes

RAMALLAH, October 20, 2015 (WAFA) – A Palestinian teenager Tuesday was shot and injured by Israeli soldiers during clashes near Ramallah, while a number of Palestinians suffocated by teargas in clashes near Jenin, according to local sources.

WAFA correspondent said 16-year-old Mohammad Qahoush was seriously injured after he was struck  with a live bullet in his head, during clashes which took place between youths and the Israeli army in the village of Ni’lin, to the west of Ramallah.

Army also physically assaulted Palestinians during the clashes in the village.

Meanwhile, local Palestinians and students suffocated by teargas used by the Israeli army during clashes in the village of Taibeh, west of Jenin, on Tuesday.

According to the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC), six Palestinians have been injured with live ammunition on Tuesday; eight others were injured with rubber-coated bullets; 28 others suffocated by inhaling teargas; while a Palestinian sustained injuries after being physically assaulted by the Israeli army.

Earlier Tuesday, A Palestinian youth was shot with a banned Toto bullet during renewing clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian youths at the northern entrance of Bethlehem.

Meanwhile, A number of Palestinians, including Students, Tuesday were shot and injured, while dozens others suffocated by tear gas during clashes that erupted with Israeli army across the Hebron area.

 

 

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