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Palestine: Palestinian seriously injured in Tulkarem


IMEMC & Agencies:

Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian teenager was seriously injured by Israeli army fire in the Ghashoury Factories area, west of the Tulkarem district, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Local sources reported that the army invaded the area, and opened fire at a number of residents, seriously wounding one Palestinian identified as Hamza Walid Haloub, 18.

A Red Crescent ambulance rushed to the scene and moved Haloub to Thabit Thabit Hospital, in Tulkarem. He suffered a gunshot injury to the lung.

On Thursday afternoon, a Palestinian mosque in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, was burnt after Israeli soldiers fired a number of gas bombs and concussion grenades towards it, media sources in Hebron have reported.

The Ali Bin Abi Al-Khattab mosque is located north of the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.

Civil Defense teams rushed to the scene and managed to extinguish the fire after it consumed the carpets, local sources said.

In related news, a Palestinian man attacked a young Palestinian man, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

Medical sources reported that Mohammad Bani Jaber, in his twenties, was violently beaten by a group of extremist settlers who also struck him with batons, near Aqraba village. He was moved to a local hospital in treatment

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