Injuries reported in several areas of West Bank, one critical

RAMALLAH, A number of Palestinians were injured today from Israeli army gunfire or teargas inhalation in various areas of the occupied West Bank, according to medical sources, including one reported in critical condition.

A child was admitted to Istishari Hospital in Ramallah with very critical bullet wounds after settlers and soldiers raided al-Mazra al-Gharbieh village north of Ramallah.

The circumstances of his injury were not immediately known or whether he was shot by settlers or soldiers.

In Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, a young man was shot in the leg during confrontations after soldiers entered the village, according to the Red Crescent. He was transported to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah for treatment.

In Toubas in the northern Jordan Valley, five Palestinians were injured from teargas inhalation and one required hospitalization, said the Red Crescent.

Youths clashed with Israeli soldiers who raided an area of the city. The soldiers fired teargas at the youths causing the five suffocation cases.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency