Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians, Assault Journalists in Beita

Israeli forces attacked, on Friday, several Palestinians at the weekly protest in the northern West Bank village of Beita, southeast of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank, Quds Press reported.

It added that the occupation army attacked the non-violent protestors who gathered in the village to protest the expropriation and illegal colonization of Palestinian lands by Israeli settlers.

Occupation forces fired live and rubber-coated steel rounds, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at the peaceful protestors causing 15 people to suffer the toxic effects of tear gas inhalation.

Ahmed Jibril, the head of the emergency and ambulance of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society in Nablus, stated that soldiers assaulted four journalists, and another required hospitalization from injuries sustained at the protest.

The Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported that one demonstrator was shot with a live round in the foot, while 3 more were injured with rubber coated steel rounds.

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