At least six Palestinian citizens, including one elderly, were injured, and an unlimited number were arrested during a nonviolent demonstration in the southern West Bank on Saturday.

A number of demonstrators spoke with PNN via telephone today confirming that Israeli soldiers attacked and injured at least six Palestinians, including an elderly woman, after intense beatings.

Israeli forces attacked a nonviolent demonstration against the Wall and land confiscation in the Hebron Districts town of Yatta.

Among the injured are 23 year old Nasser Al Nouaga, 77 Fatma Al Hader, 30 year old Hafez Al Harini, and 27 year old Gohmaah Rabi. Israeli forces declared the eastern area of the Palestinian town as a “closed military zone.”

Three Palestinians, including brothers 32 year old Ghanem and Hafez Al Harini, and 30 year old 24 Mahmoud Salman Makhamra, are now in unknown locations.

Israeli forces also arrested four foreigners from an American Christian group and an Israeli peace group.

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