7 Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes
Published Tuesday 15/07/2014 (updated) 15/07/2014 15:31
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- At least seven Palestinians were shot and injured in clashes with Israeli forces overnight in Hebron and Bethlehem, witnesses said.
Locals told Ma'an that clashes broke out in Hebron, Beit Ummar and Halhul as demonstrations took place against Israel's assault on Gaza.
Medics said five Palestinians were shot with live fire in Halhul and were taken for treatment at a nearby hospital.
Another man shot was in the foot in Beit Ummar.
Several protesters were wounded by rubber-coated steel bullets in Hebron.
In Bethlehem, a Palestinian youth was shot in the thigh with live fire and taken to Beit Jala hospital for treatment.
Several people were treated at the scene for tear gas inhalation following clashes near Rachel's Tomb.