Soldiers Attack Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

30 May
4:27 AM

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, fired live rounds and gas bombs, leading to one injury by live fire, while many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, fired live rounds and gas bombs, leading to one injury by live fire, while many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee said Mohammad Nidal, 18 years of age, was shot with a live bullet in his leg, and was moved to a local hospital.

The Committee added that the soldiers invaded the village, while firing dozens of rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and rounds of live ammunition, in addition to spraying the protesters with wastewater mixed with chemicals (also referred to as skunk water.)

The soldiers invaded the village as the protesters were starting their weekly procession, while they marched chanting against the occupation, illegal settlement activities, ongoing violations, and carried red cards calling for expelling Israel from the FIFA.

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Saed Bannoura

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