Local sources reported that the Israeli army attacked the weekly non-violent protest at al Ma'sara village south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Friday midday.

A group of internationals, peace activists and villagers marched in a protest against the illegal wall being built on the village lands. The protestors headed towards the wall. Israeli troops attacked the protestors and stopped them from reaching the farms lands on the other side.

Israeli troops shot grenades, gunfire and tear gas at the protestors causing many to suffer from gas inhalation.

Mazen Al Azzah, a member of the local committee against the wall and settlement construction announced that they will keep protesting until the wall is removed from their lands and Israeli troops stop attacking Palestinians

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