Tens of Palestinians wounded in Israel’s attacks across occupied West Bank

Middle East Monitor  /  December 31, 2022

Tens of Palestinian citizens were injured on Friday in separate Israeli attacks across the occupied Palestinian West Bank, Al-Resalah newspaper reported.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported that 13 Palestinian youths were wounded in an Israeli attack in the village of Osareen, south of Nablus. One was wounded by a steel bullet and 12 were suffocated with tear gas.

This came following the funeral of Palestinian youth Ammar Mefleh on Thursday, who was shot dead by the Israeli occupation forces.

Meanwhile, 25 Palestinians were suffocated with tear gas when the Israeli occupation forces attacked their weekly anti-settlement protest in the village of Beit Dajan, east of Nablus.

According to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, seven Palestinians were wounded by steel bullets and tens suffocated from tear gas in an Israeli attack on the weekly anti-settlement protest in Kafr Qaddoum.

Sources shared that three journalists were among the wounded in Kafr Qaddoum. Most of the protesters who were suffocated with tear gas received field treatment.