Pregnant woman, paramedic injured in Israeli attack on medical complex in Ramallah

Jerusalem, SANA – A pregnant woman and a paramedic were injured early today morning as Israeli occupation forces raided the courtyards of the Palestine Medical Complex in the occupied in Ramallah city in the West Bank.

Palestinian Wafa News Agency quoted the Palestinian Health Ministry as saying in a statement that Israeli soldiers broke into the courtyards of the Complex, fired teargas canisters and rubber-coated rounds randomly at medical staff and patients, injuring a pregnant woman by a rubber-coated round and a paramedic.

Others sustained suffocation from gas inhalation, while some patients were terrified as a result of the assault. An ambulance also sustained partial damage from the Israeli firing.

The statement pointed out that this was the second attack by Israeli occupation forces on hospitals in Palestine, the first of which was the attack by Israeli warplanes on the Al-Durra Hospital in the Gaza Strip on Saturday.

Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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