Text of report in English by Egyptian news agency MENA
Ramallah, 10 May: Israeli occupation troops opened fire at a pregnant
woman seriously injuring her in her belly and killing her unborn
child during fierce clashes with Palestinian resistance elements
inside Baytal-Maa camp in west Nablus at dawn Thursday [10 May].
Palestinian medial sources in the northern West Bank city of Nablus
said Israeli troops shot Maha Qatuni, 29, inside here home in the
camp. The bullet penetrated her abdomen and directly hit the foetus’
head, the sources said.
Qatuni underwent surgery and her condition is critical after having
lost a lot of blood while waiting for permission by Israeli
authorities to allow the ambulance to carry her to the hospital.
Meantime, 15 Palestinians were arrested in the West Bank claiming
they were wanted, according to the Israeli radio.
Israeli troops besieged a house in Al-Shawawra village in east Bethlehem
in the West Bank.