Palestinian man shot in the eye by Israeli troop while driving home in Silwan
March 28, 2011

24  years old Mohamad Hani Siyam sustained severe injuries today when shot by Israeli forces in his car in Silwan. Siyam was driving home when he was shot directly in his eye by armed forces in his home village of Silwan. He was immediately transferred to the  Eye Hospital in Sheikh Jarah. Clashes continued unabated in spite of the staggering injury and potential loss of life caused by Israeli forces, with soldiers firing tear gas grenades, sound bombs and rubber bullets at Palestinian youth.