Eleven Injured As Troops Attack Anti Wall Protest At Al Nabi Saleh Village, Northern West Bank

06 Mar
2:48 AM

Eleven people, amongst them two internationals, were injured, on Friday, by Israeli military fire when troops suppressed an anti wall protest at the al-Nabi Saleh village, northern West Bank.
After the midday prayers at the village mosque, residents, along with their international supporters, marched towards villager’s lands that Israel is planning to take for the wall.

As soon as people got to the construction site of the wall, troops fired tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets at the protesters. Troops also used chemical-water mix to spray the protesters.

As residents and supporters moved back to the village troops followed them provoking clashes with local youths.

Eleven people among them two internationals were hit with rubber coated steel bullets. Dozens were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation.

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