shot and injured by Israeli
forces early Friday at a
checkpoint east of Jerusalem
West Bank, witnesses said.
Witnesses told Ma'an that 19-year-old Jawhar Nasser
Jawhar was injured by Israeli fire at al-Zaayyem checkpoint
near Abu Dis.
Jawhar remains in Israeli custody, and was not immediately
given access to first aid, witnesses said.
Additionally, Adam Abd al-Raouf Halabiya, 17, was injured in
His mother Svetlana, a Ukrainian citizen, said that her son
was admitted to an Israeli hospital.
She spoke to Ma'an via telephone from the hospital, where
she said she was being prevented from seeing her son. She
said Israeli soldiers instructed doctors not to answer her
questions about his health.
Israeli forces also threatened to deport her to Ukraine, she
An Israeli Border Police spokesman was unable to be
reached for comment.