Palestinian teen shot in face by Israeli forces
Israeli soldiers carry a Palestinian protester after he was detained by undercover police during clashes in Bethlehem, November 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
A Palestinian teenager was shot and injured in clashes with Israeli forces in Aida refugee camp in northern Bethlehem on Tuesday.
Locals said the teenager was shot in the face with a rubber-coated steel bullet and taken to the Beit Jala governmental hospital for treatment.
Since the start of October, clashes between Palestinian youths armed with rocks and Molotov cocktails and Israeli army forces in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip have occurred daily.
In October alone, the Red Crescent documented that Israeli forces shot and wounded at least 760 Palestinians with live rounds across the occupied Palestinian territory, while another 1,857 were hit with rubber-coated steel bullets.
In addition, 5,399 Palestinians were treated for excessive tear gas inhalation during the period, while another 246 were injured in other ways, including assault by Israeli soldiers and burns from tear gas canisters.
According to the society's records, the total number of Palestinians injured last month was around 8,262.
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