Palestinian youth shot, detained near Jerusalem

May 13,2020

Thee youth sustained critical injuries and Israeli occupation soldiers undermined arrival of paramedics for a while.

Israeli occupation forces shot and wounded Palestinian youth on Tuesday and detained him nearIsraeli military checkpoint of Qalandiya, north of occupied city of Jerusalem.

Witnesses said that Israeli occupation soldiers at the checkpoint shot a youth, whose identity has yet to be identified, before proceeding to detaining him.

The Israeli occupation soldiers closed off the checkpoint and prevented people and vehicles from crossing in both directions.

Video footage showed the youth lying on the ground, surrounded by armed Israeli occupation troops.

Israeli severely restricts Palestinians’ freedom of movement through a complex combination of approximately 350 fixed checkpoints, flying checkpoints, settler-only roads and various other physical obstructions.

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