Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian with a gas bomb in the head, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacks dozens of residents on their lands, west of Salfit in central West Bank.
Media sources said the Palestinians gathered on lands Israel intends to illegal annex in the al-Marahat and ar-Ras area, and performed Friday prayers, before the soldiers assaulted them.
The Palestinians were also planting trees and preserving the threatened lands in an activity organized by various political factions, Salfit City Council, the Wall and Colonization Resistance Commission, the Popular Resistance Committees in addition to several local groups and societies.
The soldiers attacked the Palestinians with high-velocity gas bombs, and concussion grenades, wounding one Palestinian, who was shot with a gas bomb in the head, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
It is worth mentioning that Israel is planning to confiscate 50 dunams of private Palestinian lands, west of Salfit, to establish a new colony, and the army has already uprooted dozens of trees in the area.
In related news, a Palestinian man was seriously injured, Friday, after several fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers attacked him in Kufur Qalil village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
Also on Friday, Israeli colonialist settlers assaulted and injured two Palestinian women near the al-Fandaqumiya village, northwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank.
In addition, a Palestinian man, identified as Bilal Shehada Bawatna, 52, was killed, and two others were injured, Friday, after being rammed by an illegal Israeli colonist’s car, while participating in a nature walk activity in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank.