UN: Israel wounded over 418 Palestinians in West Bank last week

Mar 07,2020

The Palestinians were wounded as they were protested against the US deal of the century.

Israeli occupation forces wounded over 418 Palestinians, 60 children during the last week across the occupied West Bank, UN reported revealed on Friday.

According to the report, “over 250 Palestinians, including around 60 children, were injured” when the Israeli occupation forces cracked down on two protests against settlement expansion south of the West Bank city of Nablus.

“The protests, which took place on 28 February and 2 March in Beita village in Nablus, were organised against past and expected attempts by Israeli occupation settlers to take over a hill near the village located in Area B,” the report said,

“An additional 168 Palestinians were injured by the Israeli occupation forces in other crackdowns across the occupied West Bank,” the report added.

It continued: “The largest incidents erupted during various protests, against the US deal of the century, which have been ongoing since 28 January; during a protest in ‘Asira al Qibliya village in Nablus, Al Fawwar refugee camp Al Khalil, Kafr Qaddum village in Qalqiliya.”

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