Israeli soldier, hit with rock, seriously wounded near Ramallah

09:00 Dec 14 2018 al-Bireh, near Israeli settlement of Beth El

Israeli soldier, hit with rock, seriously wounded near Ramallah
Scene. File photo? Published by Maan News

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- An Israeli soldier was injured with a rock in the head at the northern entrance of al-Bireh City, inside the illegal Israeli settlement of Beit El, in the central occupied West Bank, on Friday morning.

Israeli news outlet Ynet, reported that the soldier sustained moderate to serious wounds after being hit in the head with a rock, by a Palestinian youth, and from a very close range.

The site added that a Palestinian youth had crossed into the Beit El settlement through a security fence and hit the soldier with a rock from a very close range, seriously injuring him.

Reports said that the soldier was reportedly also stabbed.

The soldier was then transferred to a hospital for treatment.

Israeli forces conducted searches across the area in search for the youth, who immediately fled the area.

Israeli forces sealed off the Ramallah-Nablus main road, near northern al-Bireh, with cement blocks, completely preventing movement.

A flying checkpoint was also set up by Israeli forces at the entrance of the Surda village, also completely preventing movement.
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