Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian in West Bank

‘Israeli forces have shot and injured a Palestinian boy for an alleged stabbing attempt east of the city of al-Khalil (Hebron) in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli sources said the child was shot in his abdomen near the entrance to Kiryat Arba settlement on the outskirts of al-Khalil on Wednesday.

The sources claimed that an Israeli soldier opened fire on the boy while he was allegedly trying to carry out a stabbing attack.

Local Palestinian sources identified the injured as 13-year-old Haitham Hassan Isa Jaradat. They said Jaradat sustained a serious injury and had been transported to an Israeli hospital in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds.’

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