HEBRON, July 20, 2014 (WAFA) – A Palestinian was wounded by live ammunition, while dozens were shot and injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and many others suffocated during clashes, at dawn Saturday, with Israeli forces in different parts of Hebron, according to WAFA correspondent.
Clashes erupted with the Israeli forces in the area of Ras al-Jura, Halhoul Bridge at the northern entrance of Hebron, in Beit Ummar and in al-Arroub refugee camp; forces shot live and rubber bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas canisters towards the residents, causing a number of injuries and cases of suffocation that were treated at the scene.
Meanwhile, a 19-year-old Palestinian in Ras al-jura was shot with live ammunition in his leg and was transferred by the Red Crescent to the Hebron Government Hospital for treatment.
The Coordinator of the youth department and volunteers at the Red Crescent Society in Arroub Mohammed Badawi said that a number of citizens suffocated from tear gas during the clashes in the camp and were all treated at the scene.
Forces also chased several Palestinians at Kharsa Triangle and in the village of At-Tabaqa, to the north of Hebron, causing a 16-year-old fractures in his leg. He was transferred to hospital for treatment.