Medical sources have reported that 17 Palestinians have been injured, on Friday evening, and 221 suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading the towns of ‘Azzoun, Kafr Tholoth and Qalqilia, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.The head of the Emergency Unit Center in Jenin Monther Nazzal has reported that seventeen Palestinians, including a medic, were shot with rubber-coated metal bullets, in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and that five of them required hospitalization, while 174 Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
He added that a Palestinian woman from Kafr Tholoth, suffered severe effects of teargas inhalation, causing her convulsions and various complications, before she was moved to a hospital in Qalqilia city.
Nazzal also said that 46 Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, during clashes that took place in ‘Azzoun, east of Qalqilia city; four of them were moved to a local hospital, while the rest received treatment by Red Crescent medics.
In addition, soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian child from Harmala village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The child, Luay Issa az-Zeer, 16 years of age, was taken prisoner after the soldiers stormed his family’s home, and violently searched it causing excessive property damage.