RAMALLAH  - A young Palestinian was shot and wounded on Saturday in a clash with Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Palestinian security sources said. The trouble erupted when a group of around 40 Israeli settlers entered the Burqin area in the north of the occupied territory and clashed with residents, they said. At least one settler opened fire, the security sources said, adding that 14-year-old Hassan Balkawi was hit in the shoulder by a bullet. They said the Israeli military intervened to separate the two groups and then forced the settlers to leave the area. An Israeli military spokeswoman told AFP that “brief incidents happened between Israelis and Palestinians.

 in Burqin, but the army did not intervene, and I have not been informed that a Palestinian was shot .”