Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 Palestinians in Duheisha camp
Published Thursday 09/01/2014 (updated) 10/01/2014 10:05
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli military forces shot and injured three Palestinians in Duheisha refugee camp in Bethlehem early Thursday, locals said.
Nidal Ibrahim Ubeid was shot in the thigh by an expanding dum-dum bullet, witnesses said. Medics described the injury as serious.
Two other young men, Khalil Ahmad al-Banna, 18, and Muhammad Ibrahim Zawahrah, 21, were shot with plastic coated metal bullets.
Israeli forces had stormed the camp during an arrest raid just after midnight and were met by dozens of young men who hurled rocks and empty bottles at the soldiers.
Israeli forces fired live ammunition, tear gas and stun grenades.
Murad Muhammad Zaghari, 20, his brother Ashraf, 18, and Muhammad Nasri Abed Rabbo, 21, were detained.