JENIN, Israeli forces dawn Friday shot and injured three Palestinians near Jalameh military checkpoint, northeast of Jenin city, according to local sources.
The sources confirmed that Israeli forces all of a sudden opened fire at a Palestinian-registered civilian vehicle at Nazareth Street, located close to the military checkpoint, injuring passengers, all teens.
All of the casualties were rushed to hospitals.
One of the teens was identified as Mohammad Zubeidi, 16, whose father, Zakaria, was a leading member of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, Fatah’s armed wing, during the second intifada but was later given amnesty by Israel in a deal reached with the Palestinian Authority. His condition was described as moderate.
Another teen, also aged 16, sustained moderate injuries from bullet shrapnel that hit him in the back. The other one, aged 15, was hit and seriously injured with a live bullet in the head.
Israeli soldiers raided the industrial zone in the city in the aftermath of the shooting, where they thoroughly searched the Nazareth Street.
Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)