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Palestinian shot at the Container Checkpoint

The young man was a special needs person

Jerusalem24  – Sunday morning, the Israeli forces shot a young man at the Container checkpoint, North of Bethlehem.

Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers, stationed at the checkpoint, shot a young man special needs wounding him in the foot.

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that the injured will be transferred to Beit Jala Hospital (Al Hussein), adding that his condition is stable.

The forces closed the checkpoint completely and prevented the passage of cars and pedestrians, which led to a traffic jam in the area.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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