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Dozens injured as Israeli troops attack land day protests all over the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli troops used live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas on Thursday to attack protesters all over the West Bank as they marched in commemoration of the annual Land Day. The procession was organized by the National Committee against the Annexation and Colonies
Israeli soldiers shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed that its medics provided treatment to at least 50 Palestinians, who were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation.
Israeli forces, on Thursday afternoon, fired teargas and sound grenades towards Palestinian protesters who took part in the annual Land Day demonstration in the southern West Bank city of Beit Jala.
The March began from Beit Jala and went on until it reached the unfinished fence which marks a part of the Israeli apartheid wall, at the outskirts of the city.
Troops used tear gas to attack Land Day protesters in Hebron and Ramallah. Many residents were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation as clashes erupted between soldiers and unarmed protesters.
In other news, Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Thursday, eleven Palestinians, including a child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, March, 30, 2017, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at www.imemc.org today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.