IDF investigating live fire claim after Kusra man wounded
LAST UPDATED: 02/24/2013 22:59
In an unusual joint Israeli-Palestinian operation, a victim of the
violence outside the West Bank village Kusra, was sent by helicopter
from the outskirts of Nablus to Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Karem hospital
for treatment on Sunday evening.
The IDF is investigating the
possibility that Halmi Abed Elaziz Sadek Hasan, 27, was one of two
Palestinians who were shot with live ammunition by Israeli civilians,
during Saturday's clashes between area settlers, Palestinians and
Israeli security forces.
A third Palestinian was injured by a rubber bullet from Israeli security forces.
Hasan, 27, was hit in the stomach, rushed to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus, where he was operated on Saturday.
as his situation deteriorated on Sunday, Palestinian health officials
worked with the civil administration to send him to Hadassah Ein Karem.