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Palestine: Three Palestinians injured, journalist attacked by Israeli forces in Nablus

22nd Jun 2014
Palestine: Three Palestinians injured, journalist attacked by Israeli forces in Nablus

[Reporter Samah Samahna injured by Israeli forces]

Saed Bannoura

IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday at dawn, Israeli soldiers conducted a series of extensive military offensives in different parts of the northern West Bank district of Nablus, leading to clashes with local youth; at least three Palestinians, including a journalist. were injured.

Local sources said several Israeli military vehicles invaded various neighborhoods in Nablus city, and the villages of Kufur Qalil, Salem and Tal.
Soldiers broke also into a currency exchange shop, and confiscated several documents and computers.

In Nablus, hundreds of soldiers were deployed in several neighborhoods, in addition to Askar refugee camp, Balata, and the al-Quds Street in Nablus.

One Palestinian, identified as Haroun Mansour, was kidnapped by the soldiers in Kufur Qalil, south of Nablus.

The Red Crescent in Nablus said at least two young men were injured during clashes that took place with the invading soldiers in the center of Nablus city, Amman Street and Askar refugee camp.

It said that Mohammad Mohsen al-Asmar, 17, was hit by a bullet fragment in the neck, while Ahmad al-Wazani, 19, was shot by a live round in his thigh. Their injuries were described as moderate.

Reporter Samah Samahna was injured in one of her right eye and face, when a soldier fired a concussion grenade at her, before several soldiers attacked her and her team while documenting an invasion into a home in Askar refugee camp.

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