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Nearly a dozen Palestinians have sustained gunshot wounds after Israeli military forces stormed a refugee camp in the southern part of the West Bank amid ongoing tensions between protesters and Israeli troops in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Axar.az reports citing to PressTV Informed sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language Safa news agency that Israeli troopers raided Arrub refugee camp, located 15 kilometers south of Bethlehem, on Wednesday, prompting skirmishes with local residents.
The Israeli forces fired live and rubber-coated steel bullets and used excessive amounts of tear gas to disperse the crowd.
The sources added that three young Palestinian men were struck with live bullets, while seven others were hit with rubber bullets.
The area was then covered with a cloud of smoke and dozens of protesters suffered from tear gas inhalation.
Meanwhile, unidentified armed men have fatally shot a municipal night guard in Kafr Qasim city, located about 20 kilometers east of Tel Aviv.
2017.05.03 / 19:44