Settler shoots, injures Palestinian during W. Bank clashes

March 24, 2012 12:21

Settlers shot a Palestinian after clashes erupted near Burqin in the northern West Bank.

The incident occurred when a group of settlers gathered near the Palestinian town, after which Palestinians began throwing stones at them.

One Palestinian was wounded as a result of the shooting and has been evacuated to hospital in Ramallah.

Police arrived at the scene of the violence and have initiated an investigation into the incident.

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