facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Palestinians clash with Israeli settlers

Jan. 10, 2013 at 9:02 AM   |   Comments

NABLUS, Israel, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- An official said two Palestinians suffered gunshot wounds during fights with Israeli settlers and soldiers in the West Bank.

Settler-monitoring official Ghassan Daghlas said dozens of residents of the Yitzhar settlement clashed with Palestinians who were playing in the snow.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said Palestinians approached the settlement and threw rocks at Israeli forces, who then fired warning shots.

Ma'an News Agency said Israeli forces arrived at the scene and attempted to convince the Palestinians to leave, but they refused.

Tareq Zedan al-Safadi, 22, was shot in the leg and was transferred to a hospital.

Meanwhile, in a nearby Qusra village, settlers from the Esh Kodesh outpost fired on Palestinians, wounding Samer Masameer, 26, in the leg, Daghlas said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks
2
New York state may legalize recreational marijuana by next year New York state may legalize recreational marijuana by next year
3
115,000 immigrants to lose health care coverage by end of September 115,000 immigrants to lose health care coverage by end of September
4
The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program
5
Ukraine may join European Union in vote on Tuesday Ukraine may join European Union in vote on Tuesday
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback