Israel forces injure 80 Palestinians in anti-settlement rallies

NABLUS, WEST BANK - FEBRUARY 11: Palestinians stage a protest against construction of Jewish settlements in Beita village of Nablus, West Bank, on February 11, 2022. Palestinians gathered in the town of Beita in Nablus to protest against the construction of Jewish settlements in the region. ( Issam Rimawi - Anadolu Agency )

At least 80 Palestinians sustained injuries on Friday as Israeli forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas shells to disperse rallies in different areas in the occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In a statement, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society and field activists said medical teams treated 80 Palestinians in protests held in the West Bank cities of Nablus and Qalqilia. Ahmed Jibril, an official in the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, said the paramedics treated 24 Palestinians in the village of Beita, Nablus. Among the injured were five journalists, he said, adding: "Four were treated in the field, while a female journalist was transferred to the Beita clinic for treatment." In the town of Beit Dajan, Nablus, Jibril said […]

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