RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Dozens of Palestinians were injured on Friday as protesters clashed with Israeli military forces in villages across the West Bank. (...)
In the Qalqiliya area village of Kafr Qaddum, four people, including a child, were injured during a weekly protest against the annexation of local land by Israel. (...)
In Beit Ummar, two Palestinians were injured and one detained during clashes with Israeli military forces.
Israeli forces fired tear gas at Palestinians congratulating a local man who had been released from an Israeli jail after eight years.
An Israeli soldier was hit by a rock, a local popular resistance committee member said.
Meanwhile, 12 Palestinians were injured with live gunfire and two were struck in the head by tear gas canisters in the Ramallah refugee camp of al-Jalazun.
Dozens of other people were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and four Israeli soldiers were injured when youths threw a tear canisters at them.
An Israeli spokesman said “300 Palestinians were throwing rocks, firebombs and burning tires. Israeli forces responded with riot dispersal means.”
Live fire was used against main instigators, he added.
ore than 10 Palestinian youths were injured by rubber bullets and nearly 50 suffered from excesive tear gas inhalation during clashes with Israeli forces near the village of Silwad north of Ramallah.
Four Israeli soldiers were also injured during the clashes, according to military sources, and had to be evacuated by ambulance after being struck by rocks.