[Protest In Hebron - Wattan News]
By Saed Bannoura
IMEMC & Agencies: Tens of thousands of Palestinians held massive protests in the West Bank Friday against the ongoing Israeli aggression on the civilian population in the Gaza Strip, and the death of hundreds of civilians, including infants and children. Israeli soldiers shot and killed ten Palestinians, and wounded hundreds, some suffering life-threatening injuries, in less than 12 hours.
On Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian identified as
1. Bassem Saty Abu ar-Rob, 19
was killed by live rounds fired by Israeli soldiers near the al-Jalama roadblock, near Jenin.
The round struck him in the chest, exiting from his back, while at least 20 others have been injured.
Late on Friday at night, dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youth who hurled stones and empty bottles at them.
A Palestinian teen, identified as
2. Nasri Mahmoud Taqatqa, 14,
was killed by a live round, and several Palestinians were injured, some seriously.
Earlier on Friday, one Palestinian was shot an injured by an Israeli live round in his leg, in al-Khader town west of Bethlehem.
Soldiers also invaded the Hebron district, in the southern part of the West Bank, shot and killed several Palestinians, and wounded dozens of residents.
Medical sources said resident
3. Eid Rabah Fdeilat, 28,
was killed in clashes that took place after the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron.
He was shot by a number of live rounds to the upper part of his body.
4. Abdul-Majid Ahmad Ebreghieth, 39,
5. Hashem Abu Maria, 45, and
6. Sultan Yousef Za’aqeeq, 30,
have been killed by rounds of live ammunition, fired by Israeli soldiers invading Beit Ummar town, near Hebron, while dozens of residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
One of the victims, Hashem Abu Maria, 47, was the Director of Defence for Children International in Hebron.
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Different Palestinian factions have declared this “a day of rage”, in response to the ongoing assault on Gaza.
A fanatic Israeli settler attacked several Palestinians protesting the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza, in Huwwara, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, killing two and wounding at least three others.
The two slain Palestinians have been identified as
7. Tayyeb Mohammad Odah, 22, and
8. Khaled Azmi Odah, 20.
Soldiers forced all stores to shut down in Huwwara, and fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at the villagers.
Also on Friday, a Palestinian teen, identified as
9. Fadi Fadel al-Khatib, 17,
was killed after the army attacked nonviolent protesters in Bil’in, village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, several Palestinians have been injured.
Hundreds of Palestinians held a protest, starting from the al-Am’ary refugee camp, near Ramallah, and heading towards the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, while the soldiers used excessive force against them, firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs, killing one Palestinians, and wounding 250 others; at least four suffer serious injuries.
Medical sources said the slain Palestinian has been identified as
10. Mohammad Eyad al-A’raj, 20. Shot by a live round at the Qalandia terminal.
Six Palestinians were injured during a protest close to the Beit El illegal settlement, north of Ramallah.
Hundreds of Palestinians held a massive protest in the central West Bank city of Salfit, demanding an end to ongoing Israeli war on the civilian population in the Gaza Strip.
Similar protests were also held in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in in Hebron, Bethlehem, and Jenin.
Two Palestinians, including an international peace activist, have been injured during a Gaza solidarity protest, north of Nablus, after the army violently attacked the nonviolent protest, firing rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated metal bullets.
Local sources said a child, identified as Ghazi Sha’er, 14, and ‘Assem Maysar, 18, were shot by live rounds to the chest in Sabastia area, near Nablus, while the British peace activist was shot by a rubber-coated metal bullet in her chest.
At least three Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli live round in Qasra village, south of Nablus.
Three more Palestinians were shot by live rounds during clashes with soldiers invading Qarawat Bani Hassan village, west of Salfit.
Soldiers also prevented medics from entering the village, and closed the Iron Gate of the Apartheid Wall, an issue that forces the medics to move the wounded to a clinic in Bidya nearby village.
Clashes also took place in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, including the Salah ed-Deen Street, Silwan, Wad al-Jouz, ath-Thoury, and many other areas, while several Palestinians, including a cameraman working for the Palestine TV have been injured.