Israeli Forces Chase Palestinian Workers, Injure Six, Near Hebron


Israeli forces opened fire, on Saturday, at a vehicle carrying six Palestinian workers, shooting one and injuring the other five when the vehicle overturned, south of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, local sources reported.

The six Palestinians were on their way to their workplaces inside of Israel, when soldiers stationed in the Masafer Yatta region, south of Hebron, began to chase the vehicle and opened live fire at them.

One of the young men was shot in the foot, and all of the workers were injured when their car overturned as a result of the pursuit, according to local activist, Rateb Jabour.

Jabour added that all six of the wounded men were transferred to hospital for medical intervention.

Palestinians in the West Bank are forced to find work inside of the occupation state of Israel due to the lack of opportunities and lower wages in the West Bank.

Israeli forces frequently, assault, shoot, and pursue Palestinian workers when they attempt to cross into the state of Israel, which was founded in 1948, after some 750,000 indigenous Palestinians were forced out of their homes by zionist militias.


Sources: WAFA, Quds Press, WAFA

Photo: WAFA

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