Army Injures Many Palestinians In Nablus

February 9, 2018 3:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0
09 Feb
3:35 PM

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with live fire, injured another with shrapnel from a concussion grenade, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in several parts of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said the soldiers attacked dozens of protesters, who marched near Huwwara military roadblock, south of Nablus, and shot five with live rounds.

It added that the soldiers also shot another Palestinian with a live round in his leg, near Beita junction, south of Nablus, before he was rushed to Rafidia hospital.

Another Palestinian was injured by shrapnel from concussion grenades, in Madama village, also south of Nablus.

In addition, the soldiers shot a photojournalist, identified as Najeeb ar-Razem, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his arm, in Nablus.

Dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation and received the needed treatment by local medics.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also closed the main entrance of Beita town, attacked and removed reporters, and declared the area a “closed military zone.”

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