World Bulletin/News Desk
Israeli police shot a 5 year old Palestinian boy in the face with a plastic bullet. In a statement to the press the childs family said that he was shot as he had left the school bus and was walking on his way home. The bullet hit the boy, Muhammad Cemal Ubeyd, under his eye and has resulted in serious head trauma.
The incident was witnessed by his 14 year old older sister in East Jerusalem in the township of al Isaviye. The hospital confirmed that the boy had been shot with a plastic bullet. The boy was operated on at the local hospital and then transferred to another hospital in West Jerusalem.
An eyewitness told the Haaretz newspaper that at the time of the incident there was a clash between the youths and Israeli police. However the little boys uncle denied this allegation and stated that there was no such clash occurring where the boy and his sister was walking.Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Aralık 2014, 11:14