SALFIT, Monday, April 24, 2023 (WAFA) – Three Palestinians were shot and injured tonight with rubber-coated steel bullets, and tens of others suffocated by tear gas during protests that broke out in the town of Qarawat Bani Hassan to the west of Salfit following an Israeli military incursion, said a local official.

Mayor of Qarawat Bani Hassan, Ibrahim ‘Asi, said protests erupted following a military incursion into the said area.

Israeli forces stormed the area and attempted to seize a sewage water treatment vehicle, leading to protests.

Three Palestinians were injured after being struck with rubber-coated steel bullets, including one to the head.

Dozens of others suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.