Forces protecting Settlers Shoot Youth in Neck

HEBRON, September 22, 2013 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday shot and injured a 22-year-old Palestinian while offering protection and accompanying Israeli settlers into the historic Hebron tomb, in central Hebron, to allow them to perform prayers there, according to security sources.

Forces fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets toward the provoked Palestinian residents who gathered to prevent settlers from entering the tomb, leading to clashes.

Nimr Salaymeh, 22, was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the neck and was transferred to hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

source:WAFA NEWS