IDF fire wounds 4 Palestinian stone-throwers near Nablus

July 1, 2009 20:40

IDF soldiers shot and wounded four Palestinians who were hurling stones at Israeli vehicles in the northern West Bank, east of Nablus on Wednesday evening. One of the stone-throwers was seriously wounded in the incident, and was evacuated to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva. The other three men sustained light wounds and received treatment at a Palestinian hospital. The soldiers ordered the men to stop throwing rocks and opened fire at their legs when they ignored the orders, the IDF said in a statement, stressing that stone-throwers is an act of terrorism.

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