Child, Beit Ummar Mayor, Wounded In Weekly Nonviolent Protest

February 20, 2011 3:51 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
20 Feb
3:51 PM

Palestinian medical sources reported, Saturday, that a child and the mayor of Beit Ummar town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, were wounded after the Israeli army opened fire at the weekly nonviolent protests against the Wall and settlements.Medical sources reported that the mayor was shot in his left leg, while the child was mildly injured after being hit by fragments of a concussion grenade fired by the army.

The army attacked the nonviolent protests and fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs at the protesters.

Several residents were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation but did not require hospitalization.

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