- May 9, 2011
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Israeli troops attack Palestinians in O. Jerusalem, W. Bank
Many Palestinian citizens sustained injuries on Saturday when they were attacked by Israeli troops in occupied Jerusalem and some West Bank villages during rallies in protest at settlement and Judaization activities.
In Jerusalem, violent clashes broke out on Saturday between Palestinian young men from Issawiya district and Israeli troops.
The troops used stun and tear gas grenades and rubber bullets in their attack on the young men who responded with stones and empty bottles.
The clashes happened in Attala area and the eastern entrance to Issawiya district where many Palestinian homes have been seized by the Israeli occupation authority.
West of Nablus city in Iraq Burin village, many suffered from tear gas suffocation during their peaceful march that is organized weekly in protest at Israel’s confiscation of more lands in the village to expand its segregation wall.
North of Al-Khalil city, Israeli troops also suppressed Palestinians in Beit Ummar town which was already declared as an Israeli closed military zone.
The troops savagely attacked Beit Ummar residents as they were protesting Israel’s settlement activities in their area causing a lot of injuries among them.