One Palestinian was injured, on Thursday, at several others received treatment for the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers attacked a protest in solidarity with Palestinian detainees held at the Ofer Israeli prison, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.Local sources reported that the residents marched towards the Betunia military roadblock, near the Ofer prison, and that the soldiers fired several gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets at them. The wounded residents received treatments by field medics.
In related news, several Palestinian youths hurled stones at a settlers’ bus near the Gush Ezion Israeli settlement, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Damages were reported, no injuries.
The army arrived at the scene, invaded the nearby Al-Arroub refugee camp, broke into and searched several homes; no arrests were reported.