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One Colonizer Injured In Hebron Shooting

18:00 Sep 15 2022 Israel's Carmel settlement (כרמל)

One Colonizer Injured In Hebron Shooting One Colonizer Injured In Hebron Shooting
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Scene in Hebron. Published by IMEMC News

The bullet hole created as a result of the shooting in the South Hebron Hills, on Thursday night. Credit: For use under section 27A of the Copyright Law Published by Haaretz
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by IMEMC News
Sept 16, 2022

One Israeli colonizer of the illegal Carmel colony, built on stolen Palestinian lands in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, was injured in a shooting incident before the soldiers closed the entire area ad initiated a massive search campaign.

According to Israeli media sources, several shots were fired at a building and a vehicle driving just three kilometers outside Carmel colony before the shooter fired more rounds at a Yeshiva building in the colony.

They said one Israeli man, 20, was injured but was conscious and communicating with the Israeli medics before he was moved to Soroka Hospital.

After the shooting, the Israeli army initiated an investigation into the incident and advised the colonizers to shelter in place.

Israel soldiers fired live rounds at the shooter, who apparently managed to escape unharmed before the army deployed more troops, initiated massive searches in the area, and closed many roads in several surrounding Palestinian areas.

“We heard several gunshots before hearing loudspeakers in the colony advising the colonizers to remain in their homes,” Fuad Al-Amour, the coordinator of the Protection and Steadfastness Committees in Southern Hebron Hills, said, “We then saw Israeli ambulances heading to the colony.”

In related news, the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of Hebron, and violently searched the homes of Essam Taiseer Tmeizi, in addition to his father’s home and several surrounding homes, causing damage.

On Thursday dawn, Israeli military vehicles invaded Kafr Dan village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, leading to protests, before the soldiers shot and killed Odai Trad Hisham Salah, 17, and injured three Palestinians, one seriously.

On September 8, Haitham Hani Mubarak, 16, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers near the main entrance of Beitin village, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West Bank.

On September 7, the soldiers killed Younis Ghassan Tayeh, 21, in the al-Far’a refugee camp, south of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank.

On September 6, the soldiers killed Mohammad Mousa Saba’na, 29, and injured at least nine Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

On September 5, the soldiers invaded Jenin city and Qabatia town, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, killed a young man, Taher Mohmmad Zakarna, 19, injured another, and abducted five.

On September 2, the soldiers killed Fadi Mohammad Fayez Ghattas, 19, after an alleged stabbing attack targeting soldiers, near Beit Einoun village junction, northeast of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

On September 1, the soldiers killed Yazan Naim Affana, 24, after shooting him with live fire while the army withdrew from Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood in Al-Biereh city after the army invaded the Al-Biereh city in the Ramallah and Al-Biereh governorate, in the central part of the occupied West Bank.

On the same day, the soldiers killed Mahmoud Suleiman Khaled, 25, in front of the main entrance of Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

On September 3, Mousa Haroun Abu Mahameed, 40, a Palestinian political prisoner held by Israel, died at an Israeli medical center.
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Man Moderately Wounded in West Bank Shooting, Assailant at Large

The shooter opened fire at a yeshiva in the settlement of Carmel, wounding an 18-year-old before fleeing the scene

by Yaniv Kubovich and Hagar Shezaf for
Haaretz
Sept 15, 2022

An 18-year-old was moderately wounded in a shooting at a yeshiva in the southern West Bank settlement of Carmel on Thursday night. The Israeli army is searching for the assailant, who fled the scene.

The assailant first shot at a vehicle outside the settlement in the South Hebron Hills, and then into the yeshiva.

The Home Front Command ordered settlement residents to remain inside their homes. Special units were sent to the area. Emergency services evacuated the injured man to the Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva.

The Israeli army said it was investigating the circumstances of the shooting. Early on Friday the army said it found over ten bullet casings at the scene, but so far had not found a vehicle, leading to the suspicion the shooter fled on foot. Searches are being conducted in the area

The army now suspects the shots were fired from a few hundred meters away from a spot below the yeshiva, which is located nearby the settlement fence.
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