Seven civilians were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation in Friday at the village of Nil’in central West Bank during the anti-wall weekly protest.
After the midday prayers at the local mosque residents were joined by Israeli and international supporters and marched to the wall built of villagers lands.
The protest reached the gate of the wall separating them for their lands. Troops stationed there fire tear gas and sound bombs at them injuring seven. The protest ended on Friday with clashes between local youth and troops. No injuries were reported.
Nil’in is the weekly site of anti wall protests since three years. Erlier this month the Israeli army announced the village of Nil’in a closed military zone every Friday for six months. The military order does not allow international or Israeli supporters to be in the village or they will face arrest and deportation.