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IOF Opens Fire at Palestinian Peaceful Protestors near Erez Crossing; Two Persons  Injured



At approximately 2:30 pm on Friday, 1 January 2016, Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire and launched tear gas canisters at a popularity event in solidarity with Jerusalem. The protest included young men and children who were near  Erez crossing in North Gaza district. Clashes between the Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protestors continued until 4:30 pm on the same day. As a result, Mohammed Matar Zomlot, 18, resident of Jabaliya, sustained bullet wound in his  legs and Yasser Ziad Abu Ramadan, 14, resident of Beit Hanoun, sustained a bullet wound in his left leg. Medical sources at the Indonesian Hospital described their injuries as moderate.


Tags / #Jerusalem solidarity