Palestine: Palestinian injured by Israeli settler’s fire near Qalqilia

12th Jun 2013

By Saed Bannoura


IMEMC & Agencies: One Palestinian was shot and injured by a live round fired by a guard of the Oranit illegal Israeli settlement, built on lands that belong to residents of Azzoun Al-‘Atma village, south of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.

Eyewitnesses have reported that the guard fired several rounds of live ammunition at Palestinian day laborers trying to cross into the Green Line [Israel].

One of the live rounds hit Abdullah Imad Al-Barry, 20, in his leg causing moderate injuries; he was moved Dr. Darwish Nazzal hospital in Qalqilia.

In related news, the army kidnapped nine Palestinians in the West Bank district of Nablus, and one Palestinian in Hebron.
Furthermore, several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded an area east of the Al-Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza, no clashes or injuries were reported.

Soldiers repeatedly carry out limited invasions into Palestinian areas, close to the border in the Gaza Strip.

The soldiers usually uproot and bulldoze Palestinian lands and property close to the borders.

Dozens of casualties have been reported during numerous invasions into the coastal region, including day laborers, farmers and scrap metal collectors working in Palestinian lands close to the border.

Israel imposes off-limited areas close to the border in Gaza and constantly opens fire at workers and farmers working in their lands.


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