Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Woman Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday morning, a Palestinian woman at the Etzion junction, south of Bethlehem, south of the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Media sources said the soldiers shot Rihab Mohammad Khalaf al-Hroub, 60, from Wadi Fukin village, southwest of Bethlehem, while walking near the military roadblock.

Israeli sources said the woman was moved to Shaare Zedek hospital, in Jerusalem.

Israeli Ynet News claimed the woman was shot in her leg when the soldiers noticed “she carried a knife.”

It added that the incident did not lead to any injuries among the soldiers.

Following the incident, the soldiers closed the junction to all Palestinian traffic.

(Source / 02.05.2021)

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