Pictures: The injury of Ishaq Tamimi with fractures and wound while waiting for the funeral of Ali Abu Gharbieh
July 6, 2017

The Jerusalemite Ishaq Tamimi (38) from the neighborhood of Al-Sowaneh in Jerusalem was injured with multiple fractures and wounds in his face after being injured during the funeral of Ali Abu Gharbieh who was drowned in Tiberius Lake.

Ishaq Tamimi who is currently receiving treatment in Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital explained that he suffered fractures in his nose in addition to fractures above and under his eye and upper jaw. He needed more than 80 stitches under his eye and still requires surgery to implant platinum in his face.

Tamimi said he was injured last Sunday night after “washing” the body of Ali Abu Gharbieh at Al-Maqased hospital and was heading to Al-Rahmeh Gate Cemetery.

He said: “I had left the grave and didn’t know what was happening outside. Suddenly, I was hit with a sound grenade or a rubber bullet directly in my face. I was transferred to Al-Maqased hospital and was then transferred to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital.