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8 hurt in Nablus clashes, 1 critically

Nov. 18, 2013 5:08 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 19, 2013 11:28 A.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Eight Palestinians were injured on Monday in clashes with Israeli forces south of Nablus, locals said.

Abed al-Athiem al-Qadi, the mayor of Qusra village, told Ma'an that clashes broke out earlier in the day after Israeli settlers uprooted 26 olive trees in the village.

Israeli forces arrived on the scene and fired rubber-bullets at Palestinian villagers, injuring eight people. Hamada Abdullah Abu Rida, 18, was shot directly in the chest and transferred to Radifa hospital.

He is said to be in a critical condition.

Bahjat Saed, Sayel Rebhi, Abed Salah, Odwan Anad, and Ahmad Mousa Kharbush were identified as those injured.

An Israeli army spokeswoman told Ma'an that "a short while ago there was a confrontation between Palestinians and Israeli civilians. Security personnel arrived at the scene and dozens of Palestinians hurled rocks at the soldiers. In response they used riot dispersal means and one Palestinian was lightly injured."

Settler attacks against Palestinians and their property are routine and rarely prosecuted.
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