Saturday, 11 April 2015

12 injured as Israeli forces open fire in Jalazun camp


Israeli forces injured 12 Palestinian youths after firing live and rubber-coated bullets during clashes in al-Jalazun refugee camp north of Ramallah on Friday.

Three Palestinians were injured with live fire and a further nine with rubber-coated steel bullets. They were taken to a Palestinian medical complex with light to moderate injuries.

The clashes broke out close to the wall that Israeli is building to seal off the illegal Israeli settlement of Beit El.

Palestinian youths reportedly threw rocks and empty bottles at Israeli soldiers, who fired live bullets and rubber-coated steel bullets at them.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said she was looking into the incident. more