Israeli forces subdue protests against settlement, killing of young men in W. Bank

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Israeli forces on Friday afternoon violently attacked different peaceful West Bank marches protesting against settlement activities and the recent crimes in Jenin and Qalqiliya.

The popular committee against the wall and settlement in Bil’in village reported that the Israeli forces fired a barrage of rubber bullets, and tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian and foreign activists as they were marching to an area near the segregation wall, PIC reported.

The committee added that dozens of protestors suffered different injuries during the attack.

It said that the protestors chanted slogans and carried banners condemning recent crimes committed by the Israeli forces, which claimed the lives of two young Palestinians in Qalqiliya and Jenin and rendered seven other injured.

The Israeli forces also suppressed the weekly anti-wall march staged in Masarah village and brutally attacked the protestors.

Similar Israeli forces attacks took place in Nabi Saleh and Kafr Qaddum villages, which host weekly marches protesting Israel’s annexation of Palestinian-owned lands.

In another incident, violent clashes broke out on the same day afternoon between Palestinian young men and Israeli soldiers near the segregation wall in Budrus village, West of Ramallah city.

The Israeli forces intensively fired tear gas grenades at the angry young men and nearby Palestinian homes in order to stop them from removing the barbed wire set out around the segregation fence.

By Fars News Agency


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