Days of Palestine

VIDEO – Israeli Forces Injure Palestinian Journalist, Dozens of Others in West Bank Clashes



Female Palestinian journalist Raja Jaber along with nearly 160 protesters were shot and injured on Saturday by Israeli occupation forces during clashes in anti-settlement demonstration in Beita town of the occupied West Bank.

At least 159 Palestinian protesters were injured during clashes with the Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank, according to Palestinian sources.

The medical teams treated 79 Palestinians injured near the villages of Beita and Beit Dajan, located south and east of Nablus city respectively.

Among the 79 injured Palestinians were two young men shot by live bullets and moved by ambulance to the main hospital in Nablus.

In addition, nine others were slightly injured by rubber-coated metal bullets fired by the Israeli soldiers, including a female journalist who was shot in her face, while 68 suffered suffocation after inhaling tear gas fired by the soldiers.

Since May 2021, Beita village has witnessed almost daily clashes with Israeli soldiers in protest against establishing a settlement outpost on lands owned by the village’s residents.

Beit Dajan village has seen weekly protests organized by Palestinian activists against the Israeli confiscation of lands and settlements’ expansion in the West Bank.

According to the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS), at least three Palestinians were shot and wounded by Israeli soldiers near the city of Qalqilya during protests in a village east of the city.