Days of Palestine – Ramallah
Nine Palestinians were injured when Israeli occupation forces (IOF) raided Dura town south of Hebron, and Abu Dis town, in Jerusalem, on Monday evening.
Five youths were injured after being shot by explosive bullets, also known as “dum dum” bullets, when IOF soldiers stormed Dura town.
Several local homes were stormed and searched during the raid.
Four other youths sustained different wounds when clashes broke out in Abu Dis town.
The clashes erupted when Israeli police stormed the town amid heavy gunfire.
Three youths suffered moderate to minor injuries, while the fourth suffered serious gunshot injuries in his foot.
Similar clashes also erupted in Husan town, in Bethlehem, when IOF troops stationed at the eastern entrance to the town fired teargas and sound bombs at local residents.
Breathing problems among residents were reported during the clashes.
Israeli soldiers also erected a military checkpoint at the main entrance to the western countryside of Bethlehem governorate, restricting Palestinian movement in both directions.
Earlier Monday, 20 Palestinians were arrested in a large-scale raid and arrest campaign throughout the West Bank.