Sunday morning, Israeli soldiers fired at dozens of residents who were peacefully protesting against the construction of the Separation Wall in Sawahra area in the southeast of Jerusalem.

Soldiers fired gas bombs, rubbers coated bullets, and rounds of live ammunition, no injuries were reported.
 
The residents chanted slogans against the Wall and the Israeli policy of land grab. 
 
The procession was held after the Israeli authorities decided to annex 4600 Dumans of arable land which belong to the residents of the town.
 

Head of Al Sawahra village council, Mohammed Shqeirat, said that the procession came to react against the Israeli plans to annex the arable lands to construct new settlements and new parts of the Separation Wall.

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