Saturday, July 29
Latest News
  1. Palestinian police arrest 54 Palestinians at Allenby Bridge
  2. Israeli forces raid PalMedia headquarters in Ramallah, seize equipment
  3. 2 disabled Palestinians among 4 detained during Israeli raids
  4. World Bank provides $43 million to 'improve life' in Palestine
  5. Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian in Salfit tending to his land
  6. Hundreds of Jordanians protest outside Israeli embassy in Amman
  7. Following deadly Al-Aqsa protests, Israel lifts restrictions on site
  8. Israeli forces injure 6 Palestinians with live fire in West Bank
  9. Palestinian in critical condition after being shot by Israeli forces
  10. Israeli forces kill Palestinian protester in Gaza

Israeli forces open fire at Palestinian truck in Beit Ummar

June 22, 2014 12:04 P.M. (Updated: June 22, 2014 1:13 P.M.)
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli soldiers opened fire Sunday morning at a Palestinian truck traveling in Beit Ummar north of Hebron in the southern West Bank, a local spokesman told Ma'an.

Muhammad Ayyad Awad of the Beit Ummar Committee against the Separation Wall and Settlements said that the truck was loaded with building stones when the Israeli military opened fire.

Awad said that as the truck traveled near a local cemetery, Israeli soldiers stepped out of their military vehicles and oepened fire at the truck.

Awad said that the driver confirmed that the soldiers did not signal to him to stop whatsoever.

The truck was headed to an industrial zone in Beit Ummar at the time of the incident.

Israeli forces have maintained a heavy blockade of the Hebron region for the last 10 days, including the presence of Israeli soldiers and checkpoints across the area.

An Israeli military spokesman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017