Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 49 Palestinians in five areas, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, after the army attacked Palestinian protesters in Beita Junction, al-Lubban Ash-Sharqiya Junction, ‘Aseera al-Qibliyya, Huwwara roadblock and Salem town.
Ahmad Jibril, the spokesperson of the Red Crescent Society (PRC) in Nablus, said the soldiers shot twelve Palestinians in Beita Junction area, adding that four of them suffered moderate wounds; one was shot with a live round, three with rubber-coated steel bullets, and eight others suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation.
He added that the soldiers also shot three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets near Huwwara roadblock, south of Nablus, before they were rushed to a hospital, while twenty others were suffered cuts and bruises, in addition to the effects of teargas inhalation, and received treatment by medics, without the need for further treatment.
Furthermore, the soldiers shot five Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused eight to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus.
Two Palestinians were also injured in Salem village, east of Nablus, and received the needed treatment.
Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Nablus
Dec 29, 2017 @ 17:46
Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
The sources said that the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, and closed the village’s entrance with an iron gate, before opening fire on the protesters.
The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding two young men and one child, in addition to causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Medics provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians, and rushed the two young men, and the child, to Salfit governmental hospital.
Medical sources said most of the Palestinians who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, were in their homes, after the soldiers fired gas bombs at many homes in the village.
In addition, the Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot at least 143 Palestinians, including 43 who were shot with live fire, three of them suffered very serious wounds, after the army attacked hundreds of protesters, marching near the border fence in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.
Furthermore, the soldiers shot three Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens of suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against dozens of protesters, in Hebron city, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, in addition to nearby Sa’ir and Yatta towns, in the southern part of the West Bank.