8 Palestinians killed by Israel, settlers in August

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces and settlers committed 2,063 violations against Palestinians in August, killing eight including a child, the Palestinian media office in the occupied West Bank reported.

The report named the martyrs as Imad Ali Dwaikat, Diaa al-Din al-SabariniRaed Abu Seif, Amjad Hussainiya, Nour Jarrar, Saleh Ammar, Raed Rashid, and Imad Hashash who was a minor.

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Some 455 civilians were wounded in 103 shootings by the occupation forces and settlers, and 53 attacks by settlers.

The report documented 110 raids on citizens' homes and 323 incursions into various areas in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, during which the occupation forces arrested 377 Palestinian, while there were 340 temporary and permanent checkpoints erected.

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Some 2,309 Israelis stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque during the same period, while the number of attacks on places of worship and holy sites reached 28.

According to the report, the occupation demolished 42 houses, in addition to dozens of others which were earmarked for demolition. The number of destroyed properties, including shops, agricultural facilities, barracks, and others, reached 95 facilities, and 38 properties were confiscated from their owners.

The areas of Nablus, Hebron and Jerusalem were the most exposed to Israeli violations, it explained.


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