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UPDATE: 13 Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes, says Health Ministry


RAMALLAH, February 2, 2018 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Health said in a statement that 13 Palestinians were admitted to the ministry’s hospitals in the West Bank on Friday, following clashes with Israeli forces in many locations across the occupied West Bank.

The ministry said seven Palestinians with minor injuries in the limbs were admitted to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.

Meanwhile, five others were admitted to Rafidia public hospital in Nablus, four of them with minor injuries from rubber-coated shots. The fifth was injured by live bullets in his knee and his condition was described as moderate.

In Qalqilia, another Palestinian was admitted to Qalqilia public hospital with an injury from a teargas canister in the foot.

Earlier the day, clashes erupted in many areas of the occupied West Bank and at Gaza border on the ninth Friday of Rage against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. At least six Palestinians were reportedly injured in the clashes at Gaza‘s border with Israel.


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