On Sunday morning, a Palestinian woman was injured by bullets from the Israeli occupation forces at a road junction between Hebron and Bethlehem in the southern occupied West Bank, and the Israeli media claimed that the woman tried to stab soldiers and settlers, and pictures of the shooting spread on the communication sites.
The Palestinian official news agency quoted a security source as saying that the occupation soldiers shot and wounded a woman, who was still unidentified, when she was passing near the Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem.
As for the (official) Israeli Broadcasting Corporation, it claimed that a 60-year-old Palestinian from the town of Husan, west of Bethlehem, ran towards the soldiers with a knife in hand, and the army shot at the lower part of her body.
The radio quoted the Israeli army spokesman as saying that the woman “was seriously wounded and was taken to Sha’ari Hospital (in Jerusalem) to provide treatment for her, and none of the soldiers were injured.”
Hebrew sources published a video clip of the occupation soldiers shooting towards the woman, at a bus stop near the Gush Etzion settlement complex, south of Bethlehem.