A Palestinian press freedoms watchdog on Sunday accused Israeli forces of targeting a number of Palestinian journalists across the occupied West Bank in recent clashes.
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms, known as MADA, said in a statement that it "condemns the Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists," and urged the international community to pressure Israel's government to prevent such incidents.
The statement said that Filisteen Al-Yaum correspondent Amoun Al-Sheikh suffered excessive tear gas inhalation in the same clashes.
According to the statement, hospital staff were unable to extract the bullet from his leg for a full day after he was shot.
In addition to condemning Israel's actions, MADA also urged Palestinian journalists to abide by safety rules "in this dangerous situation."
The clashes continued into Monday, with a Palestinian teen killed in clashes in Tulkarem overnight and a 13-year-old boy killed in Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem on Monday afternoon.
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