Israeli forces fire tear gas and rubber bullets in Bethlehem clashes

Palestine

Published: 2017-09-12 12:33

Last Updated: 2017-09-12 12:46


Israeli forces fire tear gas and rubber bullets in Bethlehem clashes
Israeli forces fire tear gas and rubber bullets in Bethlehem clashes
Roya News Source


A young Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli forces with a rubber bullet Monday night, during clashes in the Village of Tuqu in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

The clash broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces who fired tear gas and rubber bullets at the stone throwers, according to Ma’an news.

Meanwhile, the injured Palestinian who was hit with a rubber bullet to his back, remained unidentified.
An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an they were looking into the incident.
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