Sunday afternoon, Israeli soldiers fired at dozens of residents, Israeli and international peace activists, while protesting against the Separation Wall, and land grab in Beit Sroik, north west of Jerusalem.
The protestors attempted to stop the military bulldozers from uprooting trees and family orchards in order to construct the Wall in al-Qeethat and al-Khallah areas
The WAFA news agency reported that several residents and peace activists were injured after the army fired rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs at them.
Ahmad al-Jamal, head of Beit Sorik village council said that the residents and peace activists attempted to stop the military bulldozers, and clashed with the soldiers protecting the bulldozers.
Soldiers attacked the protestors with clubs, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades; several residents and internationals were injured and received treatment at al-Carmel medical center in the village.
Residents and peace activists conducted several protests over the last several days in Beit Sorik against the land grab and the separation wall which is annexing and destroying the main source of livelihood of the villagers. Ã‚Â