RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A Palestinian child was severely injured after Israeli forces opened fire on a car she was traveling in with family near the Shufat refugee camp checkpoint on Friday.
The shooting comes on a day of clashes with Israeli forces across the West Bank and follows the blinding of an 11-year-old Palestinian boy the day before in clashes in the nearby East Jerusalem village of al-Issawiya.
Mayar Amran Twafic al-Natsheh, 10, was riding in her grandfather’s car with her mother, grandfather, and her sibling when a rubber-coated steel bullet smashed through the car’s window and hit her in the face.
She was taken Hadassah hospital near al-Issawiya and medical sources said she suffered a fractured skull as a result of the attack.
Mayar’s father is currently being detained by Israeli forces.
An Israeli police spokesman could not be reached for comment.
The incident occurred at the Shufat refugee…
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