Days Of Palestine – Kafr Qaddum
At least six Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation forces on Friday during the weekly protest against Israeli settlement construction, in the village of Kafr Qaddum in the northern West Bank, local sources said.
Morad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village, told the Official WAFA news agency that Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters by rubber-coated rounds and teargas, injuring six of them and causing many cases of suffocation from gas inhalation.
Some of the injured were treated at the scene while others were moved to hospital for treatment.
For years, villagers from Kafr Qaddum and neighboring villages have been protesting every Friday against illegal Israeli settlements, and to call on Israeli authorities to reopen the village’s main road, which has been sealed off by the occupation authorities since 2002.