Israel Shoots Palestinian, Arrests Five Others in Al-Azzarieh

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A Palestinian was hit by a rubber-coated bullet to his foot during clashes that erupted in Al-Azarieh village, southeast of al-Quds (Jerusalem) Monday evening.

Eyewitnesses said that confrontations erupted after Israeli troops ambushed four students from al-Quds University who were exiting a gym in Qabsa area at the western entrance of al-Azarieh. The forces also arrested a fifth student who was existing another gym in the same area.

Israeli forces stormed the village at night and started firing tear gas canisters, rubber-coated bullets and live ammunition at Palestinians who protested them by throwing stones and empty bottles.

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