Israeli occupation forces IOF quelled several Palestinian marches in the occupied West Bank, injuring dozens of protesters on Friday, March 10, 2023.
According to local Palestinian sources, the Israeli forces quelled protesters who took part in anti-settlement marches in the occupied West Bank cities of Qalqilia and Nablus.
The Palestinian ministry of health reported that a Palestinian man was seriously injured by Israeli gunfire in occupied Qalqilia.
In Nablus, The Israeli forces suppressed the weekly march of Beit Dajan. 5 protesters and a journalist suffered tear gas inhalation.
Meanwhile, the Israeli forces attacked protesters in Jabal Subaih and Beita with tear gas canisters. No injuries have been reported.
The Israeli forces injured three Palestinians in a related development after shooting them with rubber-coated metal bullets.
In addition, Israeli occupation forces invaded Beit Ummar town in occupied Hebron and fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated metal bullets at Palestinians. Dozens suffered breathing problems.
In Jerusalem, the Israeli forces attacked a sit-in held in solidarity with Palestinian families threatened with displacement in Silwan town.
On Fridays, Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank join in anti-settlement marches to protest against the Israeli settlements’ expansion, which swallowed mass areas of their lands.
The right-wing Israeli new government aims at expanding settlement in the occupied West Bank, which Palestinians reject and protest against. The new government has announced multiple settlement projects since the start of 2023.