Days of Palestine

Thursday, June 8

Dozens Injured in Nablus

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Dozens of protesters including pro-Palestine activists were injured on Friday as Israeli occupation forces IOF suppressed an anti-settlement march in Burin, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank.

Local sources reported that Israeli forces attacked the protestors with tear gas canisters and rubber-coated steel bullets, resulting in injuring at least 33 protesters.

According the Palestinian Red Crescent, one of the Red Crescent’s ambulance crews was directly hit by a tear gas canister, and other 5 foreign pro-Palestine activists were wounded with rubber-coated metal bullets. 

Moreover, a Palestine TV journalist, Bakr Abdel-Haqq, was injured while covering the Israeli attacks against the peaceful protesters.

Earlier today, Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian vehicles with stones and pepper gas in Duma, east of Nablus. Several Palestinians were wounded including an infant as a result.

Every Friday, the Palestinians organize several anti-settlement marches in various areas of the West Bank, including Burin, Kafr Qaddoum, Beita, Jabal Subaih, and Beit Dajan, demanding an end to the settlement expansion on Palestinian lands.