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Dozens of Palestinians injured by occupation forces during West Bank protests

RAMALLAH, Friday, May 14, 2021 (WAFA) – Dozens of Palestinians were injured by the Israeli occupation forces across the occupied West Bank, during protests against the Israeli aggression on Gaza and Jerusalem, according to medical sources.

In Jenin, north of the occupied West Bank, Israeli occupation army opened gunfire at Palestinians demonstrating at al-Jalameh checkpoint, north of Jenin, injuring ten Palestinians with live bullets and causing many cases of suffocation from gas inhalation.

The wounded were rushed to hospital for medical treatment. An ambulance was also hit by ten bullets fired by the Israeli occupation soldiers while attempting to evacuate a wounded protester to a safe haven.

In Tulkarm, northwest of the West Bank, at least three Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation army gunfire during a protest in support of Gaza. The Israeli soldiers opened gunfire. The wounded were moved to hospital.

In Nablus, Israeli occupation forces attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters who arrived at Huwwara checkpoint, south of the city, to demonstrate against the Israeli aggression on Gaza.

The soldiers fired live shots and rubber-coated steel rounds, injuring two Palestinians with live ammunition and many others by rubber-coated bullets.

Injuries were also reported during similar clashes in the city of Hebron, south of the West Bank, and the village of Nabi Saleh, in the central West Bank.

Hundreds of protesters reportedly suffered suffocation from teargas inhalation.




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