Reuters Mohammed Salem
The Palestinian Ministry of Interior and Security confirmed that shooting took place at the Psychiatric Hospital in the city today, Saturday.
The ministry announced, in a statement issued by its spokesperson Iyad Al-Bazam, that a criminal prisoner, while in the hospital this evening, managed to control the weapon of a guard police officer.
The ministry stated that the prisoner “opened fire inside the hospital, which led to several injuries. The police fired at him to control him, and an urgent investigation was opened into the accident.”