Man Injured as Settlers Break into Nablus’ Joseph Tomb

NABLUS, January 27, 2015 (WAFA) – At least one Palestinian was injured with a live bullet during confrontations with the Israeli army, which broke out after Jewish settlers and Israeli soldiers broke into Joseph Tomb monument in Nablus to perform religious rituals, according to security sources.

Palestinian Authority security spokesperson said dozens of settlers, under heavy army protection, broke into the eastern quarter in the city, provoking confrontations with local residents, during which a 19-year-old was injured with a live bullet in the foot.

Settlers repeatedly break into Joseph Tomb, located in a densely Palestinian populated area in Nablus, provoking chaos and confrontation with local residents.