Ramallah, Alray - Israeli soldiers shot dead three Palestinians and injured 40 others in the Qalandia refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, reports said.
Medical sources in Ramallah said that three young men killed - Rubin al-Abed, 28, Yunis Jahjuh, 19, and Jihad Aslan were hit by live fire. Two others are in critical condition.
“Huge Israeli forces stormed the camps at five o’clock at dawn to arrest one of the citizens; confrontations erupted between them and Palestinian youth leading to the death of three in addition to a big number of injuries” locals said.
A state of tension and outrage sparked among Palestinians as Israeli forces increased its forces in the military checkpoint near the camp.