The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) reported on Friday that 70 Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in the town of Beita, east of Nablus in the center of the West Bank.
The Palestinian medical non-government organization indicated in a statement issued today that the 70 Palestinians suffered from gas suffocation as the Israeli forces fired gas canisters at the Palestinians.
Up to 12 Palestinians were injured by rubber bullets at the summit of Jabal (mountain) Sabih in the town of Beita in the northern West Bank.
It is worth noting that hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated this evening, and headed to Mount Sabi after Friday prayers, rejecting Israel’s plan to confiscate the mountain in support of the settlement project.
The Israeli army used rubber bullets, tear gas, and sound bombs to confront peaceful Palestinian demonstrators to disperse protests against the settlements.
It is noteworthy that violent confrontations broke out between the Israeli forces and a number of young men in several neighborhoods in the city of Ramallah, during which live and rubber-coated metal bullets were fired by the Israeli soldiers.
Today, Friday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced the death of Palestinian youth as a result of being shot by the Israeli army during the night confusion activities on the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, and the injury of 15 others, including 5 children.
The ministry revealed in a statement that among the injuries, 5 were shot as Israeli troopers opened fire at the protesters, one of them was serious, a child was wounded east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, and 4 others were sustained moderate injuries, and 10 were lightly wounded by shrapnel and tear gas canisters.
Palestinian medical sources stated that the young man, who died of a gunshot wound to the abdomen during the Israeli army’s suppression of the night demonstrations, was called Ahmed Mustafa Saleh (26 years old), from Jabalia refugee camp (northern Gaza Strip).