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Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Jenin City

Nov. 8, 2018 2:24 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 8, 2018 5:05 P.M.)
JENIN (Ma'an) -- Two Palestinian youths were injured, on predawn Thursday, with Israeli live ammunition, while dozens of others suffered from tear-gas inhalation during clashes that broke out in the Jenin refugee camp in Jenin City in the northern occupied West Bank.

Locals said that large numbers of Israeli forces raided several Palestinian homes inside the refugee camp.

Sources confirmed that the raided homes belonged to Rajeb and Ahmad Abu Khalifa, Abu Ubada al-Shalabi, Nassim Qassar and al-Saadi family.

Israeli forces detained Muhammad Suleiman al-Saadi during the raid to his family home; the reason for his detention remained unknown.

Sources pointed out that violent clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian youths during the raid.

Israeli forces fired live ammunition, stun canisters and tear-gas bombs towards the youths, injuring two of them; the medical condition of those injured remained unknown.

The two injured were identified as Muhammad Ahmad al-Hasri and Ahmad Muhammad Abu al-Hija.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces also raided the Tura village, southwest of the northern district of Jenin, and fired tear-gas bombs and stun canisters towards residents.

Israeli military raids into Palestinian cities, towns, and refugee camps are a near daily occurrence.

No injuries were reported.

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