Child prisoner, shot by IOF during arrest, to have surgery

West Bank (QNN)- Wounded child prisoner, Hussein Younes (17 years old), has undergone a surgery at Shaare Zedek hospital to treat his fractured knee.

The Committee of Prisoners and Former Prisoners Affairs said in a statement that Younes will have another surgery next week.

The statement added that although of his medical condition, the child is kept handcuffed to his bed even while sleeping. He had several court sessions in absentia at Ofer military court.

Hussein Younes was shot by Israeli soldiers under his knee while they were arresting him, causing fractures. The Israelis shot the child near Etzion settlements’ Junction in southern Bethlehem on January 2nd, 2020 under the pretext of trying to stab armed soldiers.

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