Three Injured, Four Kidnapped as Israeli Troops Attack Nonviolent Protests in West Bank

07 Mar
1:53 AM

Israeli soldiers shot and injured three Palestinian civilians, and kidnapped four international supports, during weekly nonviolent protests organized in West Bank villages on Friday midday. Two villagers were injured and many more were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation as Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly protest organized in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.

Eyewitnesses said a 17 year old teenager was shot by a live round in his leg, and another was hit by a gas bomb in his arm. Both were moved to a hospital for treatment.

Moreover, a Palestinian sustained light wounds, while four French supporters were kidnapped when Israeli forces attacked the weekly anti wall protest in the central West Bank village of Bil’in, near Ramallah.

In Ni’lin village nearby village, soldiers attacked protesters with tear gas, causing many too suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In the nearby Nabi Saleh village, Israeli troops fired several, and rubber-coated metal bullets at the villagers as soon as they reached the village entrance.

Moreover, Israeli troops fired tear gas at residential areas causing damage to the houses as some of the tear gas canisters went through the windows inside the villagers’ homes.

In the southern West Bank village of al Ma’sara, Israeli troops attacked the villagers and their supporters at village entrance then forced them back using rifle buts and batons, no injuries were reported.

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