Israeli Soldiers Injure 66 Palestinians with Live Ammunition

RAMALLAH, October 11, 2015 (WAFA) – The ministry of health Sunday announced that 66 Palestinians were injured with live ammunition during confrontations with the Israeli army on Sunday alone in Ramallah, Nablus and Tulkram.

The ministry said in a press statement that four cases were admitted to the Palestine Medical Complex; one injury with a live ammunition injury, a rubber bullet in another’s upper jaw, and two suffocation cases.

A total of 45 people were injured with live-ammunition nearby Huwwara checkpoint south of Nablus; 24 of whom were admitted to Rafidia Hospital while another case was transferred to An-Najah National Hospital. Five cases were sent to al-Etihad hospital, seven cases were transferred to Nablus Specialist Hospital and nine cases were admitted to the Arab Specialist.

Meanwhile in Tulkarm, 20 Palestinians were injured with expanding bullets in the lower limbs and were moved to Tulkram Government School and al-Zakah Hospital.