Important News
Home Occupation 25/October/2022 05:25 PM

UPDATE: Two Palestinians sustains injury in ongoing confrontations across West Bank

AL-BIREH, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 (WAFA) – Two Palestinians Tuesday afternoon and evening sustained injuries from Israeli army gunfire in ongoing confrontations across the occupied West Bank.

In Ramallah district, a Palestinian the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said that its medics evacuated a young man who sustained an injury in the foot from a live round shot by Israeli soldiers in the course of confrontations at northern entrance of al-Bireh city.

They described his condition as light.

In Jerusalem, confrontations took place as police attacked a rally in Shufat refugee camp. However, there was not any injury.

In Bethlehem district, security sources confirmed that a young man was injured in the thigh by a live round shot by Israeli soldiers at the eastern entrance of Aida refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city.

In Hebron district, Israeli soldiers used tear gas to disperse a similar rally at the entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of the city, causing a number of participants to suffocate and faint, as reported by local media activist Mohammad Awad.

All the suffocation cases were treated at the scene.

In the northern West Bank, confrontations broke out at the main entrance of Azzun town, which has been closed for over a week, east of Qalqiliya city.

The gun-toting soldiers fired volleys of stun grenades, tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets at the protestors. No injuries were reported though.

Renewed confrontations between Palestinians and Israeli forces erupted today across the occupied West Bank following the killing of six Palestinians; five in Nablus city and another in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah.

Palestinians took to the streets in various parts of the West Bank denouncing the army assault into Nablus that left five Palestinians killed and 21 others injured, including three critical, and the killing of a fifth in Nabi Saleh.

This came as Palestinians are observing a general strike in the occupied West Bank to mourn the six slain young men.

Shops were shuttered in all West Bank cities, schools and universities suspended studies and businesses shut down.


Related News

Read More