Three Palestinians injured from Israeli army gunfire near Bethlehem, one critical

BETHLEHEM, Thursday, Three people were injured on Thursday from Israeli army gunfire, one of the critical, and others suffered from inhaling tear gas during confrontations with Israeli soldiers in the town of Tuqu, south of the southern West Bank biblical city of Bethlehem.

Palestinian security sources told WAFA that residents of Tuqu confronted Israeli soldiers who broke into the town. The soldiers opened live fire and showered the resident with tear gas canisters leaving three wounded and many suffocation cases.

Bethlehem medical sources said one of three wounded by live bullets was shot in the abdomen and considered in critical condition and the two others were hit in the pelvis and leg. They were taken to Beit Jala hospital for treatment.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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