Israeli forces injure six in Ramallah raid, together with three by gunfire

At least six individuals had been hospitalised, with three struggling gunshot wounds, after Israeli forces fired at a group of stone-throwing Palestinian youth. This incident occurred during an Israeli raid in Ramallah, a Palestinian metropolis positioned within the occupied West Bank. According to a witness who spoke to Reuters, a large Israeli military convoy arrived within the metropolis centre early on Thursday, prompting tons of of Palestinians to assemble in the space.
The Israeli forces, reportedly on a mission to demolish a home in Ramallah, fired live bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas on the crowd of Palestinian youths who threw stones. Video clips shared on social media appeared to level out molotov cocktails being thrown at Israeli troops. The Palestinian well being ministry confirmed that a minimum of six folks had been taken to the hospital for remedy, with three of them sustaining gunshot wounds.
“It’s raining molotovs in Ramallah🍾 Violent confrontations between Palestinian Youth and Israeli occupation forces continue — Younis | يونس (@ytirawi) June 7, 2023”
Social media stories additionally claimed that a Palestinian journalist was shot by Israeli forces in Ramallah. Some on-line commentators referenced the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces in 2022, whereas she was covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank metropolis of Jenin. Initially, Israeli officers accused Palestinian fighters of capturing the veteran reporter. However, months after Abu Akleh’s demise, Israel admitted that considered one of its troopers was doubtless accountable. Israel dismissed the killing as unintentional and has not opened a criminal investigation. Abu Akleh’s family have submitted an official grievance to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to demand justice for her dying.
According to Reuters, Israel said that its forces have been working in Ramallah on Thursday “to demolish the residence” of a suspect involved in a bomb attack in Jerusalem final yr. The attack resulted within the demise of two individuals, including an Israeli-Canadian teenager, and left at least 14 others wounded. Israeli police stated the explosions had been attributable to improvised bombs planted at bus stops close to the town exit and in a junction leading to a settlement. Abdel Fattah Dola of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah celebration stated, “The demolition of the homes of fighters is a collective punishment that falls beneath the war crimes dedicated by the occupation in opposition to our individuals.”
The Palestinian news company WAFA reported that round 100 Israeli army autos have been concerned within the overnight operation. Under wraps were injured, together with Palestinian photojournalist Moumen Sumrein, and the house of a Palestinian prisoner, Islam Froukh, was demolished. Sumrein was reportedly shot in the head with a rubber bullet and is presently being treated within the hospital. WAFA added that Froukh was arrested in December for his alleged involvement within the Jerusalem bombing..

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