QALQILIA, Friday, October 23, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces injured five Palestinians today as the former attacked dozens of activists protesting in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near the city of Qalqilia in the occupied West Bank, against the Israeli colonial settlemens.
Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, said Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated rounds and teargas at the protesters, injuring five of them and causing many cases of suffocation from gas inhalation.
Shtewi said two of the wounded were moved to a nearby hospital for medical treatment after being injured in the head and back respectively.
Soldiers also fired teargas canisters and stun grenades randomly in the village, damaging the windshields of two parked vehicles.
For years, the village of Kafr Qaddum has been at the heart of a national campaign protesting against the Israeli colonial settlement activities in the occupied West Bank. Almost every day, clashes erupt between Palestinian protesters and Israeli occupation forces in the village.