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Three Injured, One Critically, As Troops Attack Pro Gaza Protest Near Ramallah

author Saturday November 17, 2012 18:22author by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News Report post

Three Palestinian civilian were injured, one critically, on Saturday evening, by Israeli troops gunfire in the village of Al Nabi Saleh near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Israeli troops fire gas at protesters in Nabi Saleh (image by PCHR)
Israeli troops fire gas at protesters in Nabi Saleh (image by PCHR)

Villagers organized a protest in solidarity with Gaza and against the Israeli continued attacks on the coastal region which is so far claimed the lived of 42 Palestinians and left 400 others injured.

People marched from the village and reached the road leading to the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Halmish. Israeli soldiers stationed there fired tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets and forced people back into the village.

Later soldiers invaded Al Nabi Saleh and fired live rounds and tear gas at residents homes, three men were injured by soldiers’ live ammunition. Among those injured was 31 years old Rishdi Al Tamimmi who sustained critical wounds and was moved to Ramallah city hospital for treatment.

Witnesses told IMEMC that soldiers were firing live ammunition at residents randomly. Local youth clashed with the invading forces and managed to force them out of the village.

Al Nabi Saleh organizes a weekly protest against the Israeli wall and settlements constructed on local farmers lands.

on Friday three Palestinian civilians were injured; many were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation when troops attacked the weekly protest in the village of Al Nabi Saleh.

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