Wednesday 23 October 2019

Israeli Forces Wound over 40 Palestinian Protesters in Gaza

Israeli forces on Friday used rubber bullets and teargas shells to disperse Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank, injuring over 40 protesters, Anadolu Agency has reported.

As Reported by Qods News Agency (Qodsna) Murad Shtewi, a protest organizer, told Anadolu Agency.


“The Israeli army attacked the weekly march [in the Kafr Qaddum town], using rubber bullets and teargas shells.”

One Palestinian child protester wounded in the head east of #Gaza

— Aya Isleem  #Gaza (@AyaIsleemEn) July 19, 2019



Shtewi said the injured persons are being treated in the field.


The Friday weekly protest has witnessed the participation of Palestinian leaders from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), he added.


97 Palestinians were wounded today at the #GreatReturnMarch when Israeli occupation forces opened fire at the protesters along the

perimeter fence with Gaza. 49 were hit by live fire. Among the wounded are four paramedics and two journalists. #Gaza

— We Are Not Numbers #Gaza (@WeAreNotNumbers) July 19, 2019


Every Friday, Palestinians across the Israeli-occupied West Bank stage demonstrations to protest Israel’s decades-long policy of building Jewish-only settlements on the confiscated Palestinian land.

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