YEMEN Press Agency

11 Palestinians injured by Israeli occupation forces in West Bank

OCCUPIED PALESTINE, Sept. 24 (YPA) – At least eleven Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation forces on Friday, including a child, during the weekly protest against Israeli settlement construction and expansion in the village of Kafr Qaddum, in the West Bank province of Qalqilia, Palestinian media reported.

According to Wafa News Agency, the Israeli occupation soldiers attacked the protesters with gunfire and rubber-coated rounds and tear gas canisters, injuring a child by a bullet in his thigh bone and 10 others by rubber-coated rounds.

Cases of suffocation from gas inhalation were also reported. All of the injured protesters were treated at the scene of the confrontations.

For many years, villagers from Kafr Qaddum and neighboring villages have been holding weekly protests every Friday against illegal Israeli settlement construction.