RAMALLAH, Sunday, April 15, 2022 (WAFA) – Dozens of Palestinians were injured today as Israeli occupation forces attacked and dispersed several anti-occupation protests across the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.
In Qalqilia province, north of the occupied West Bank, at least three Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation forces during the weekly protest against Israeli settlement construction in the village of Kafr Qaddum.
Morad Shtewi, a local anti-occupation activist, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated rounds and tear gas canisters, injuring three of them by rubber-coated rounds and causing many cases of suffocation from gas inhalation.
In Hebron province, south of the occupied West Bank, Israeli occupation soldiers attacked Palestinians demonstrating at Shuhada Street in downtown Hebron, injuring a Palestinian with a live shot in the pelvis and causing many cases of suffocation from teargas inhalation.
In Nablus, north of the West Bank, three Palestinians were injured by Israeli rubber-coated rounds as Israeli occupation forces attacked the weekly anti-occupation protest in the village of Beit Dajan.
Saleem Abu Jaish, an anti-occupation activist based in the village, told WAFA that residents took part in the weekly protest against Israeli settlement construction following the Friday prayer, but were met by Israeli brutal force resulting in the injury of three Palestinians by rubber-coated rounds. Many others suffered suffocation from inhalation of Israeli teargas.
Similar protests also took place in the neighboring villages of Qaryut and Beita, where several Palestinian demonstrators sustained suffocation from teargas inhalation.
Meantime, at least one protester was injured by an Israeli live shot and others suffoated from teargas in clashes with the Israeli occupation forces at the entrance to the village Bazariya, to the northwest of Nablus.