Israeli Soldier Critically Wounded During Military Raid on Palestinian Refugee Camp

An Israeli soldier in an elite unit was critically wounded early Thursday morning during a military raid on a West Bank refugee camp near Ramallah.

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The military said in a statement that the soldier, from the Duvdevan unit, was hit on his head by a heavy brick during arrests carried out at the Am’ari Refugee Camp.

He was taken to the hospital and his family was notified of his condition.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.

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In a separate incident late Wednesday night, a Palestinian opened fire at the Border Police at a checkpoint near Jerusalem. The police were not hurt. They arrested the Palestinians assailant after a chase. A pistol and knife were found on his person.