Israelis kill 4 Palestinians in single day as violence surges

Tehran, December 26, The Iran Project – The West Bank on Thursday witnesses one of its deadliest day in past months. The Palestinian resources reported that at least four people were killed by the Israeli gunshot as concerns are growing about the lives of Palestinian people across the occupied territory.

Following the separate martyr attacks  by Palestinians on Thursday, at least three people from 22-25 across the area of the West Bank were shot dead by the Israeli forces and border guards, while three Israelis were injured. The incident came one day after two other Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces on Wednesday.

Fourth Palestinian was also killed during the clashes in the same day in a refugee camp in Qalandyia. Israeli military spokesperson has alleged that the forces intended to arrest a “suspect involved in the attack earlier”.

Later in the day, thousands of Palestinians took to the street in Qalandiya to take part in the funeral procession of the Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in the refugee camp.

The West Bank also was the scene of demonstrations across the area, in which dozens of Palestinians were injured with rubber bullets and tear gas inhalation on Friday. Nablus, al Khalil and Bethlehem also witnessed Palestinian massive protests.

Elsewhere in Gaza, at least one Palestinian was shot dead and ten other were wounded with Israeli forces’ live weapon on the same day. On the third day of demonstration by the Palestinian protesters in Gaza, a 22-year-old Palestinian was shot in the head and ten others were wounded, one of whom are in critical condition on Friday.

Several Palestinians’ homes in a village in Negev were demolished by Israeli forces for the 92th time on Thursday. The Palestinian resources reported that Israeli bulldozers have raided Palestinian homes in the area for 92 times.

In the latest operation in the district, troops also demolished several houses, leaving dozens of Palestinians homeless. Israeli police also imposed restrictions and blockade around the village.