Fresh clashes have renewed throughout the West Bank Tuesday between Israeli occupation forces and angry Palestinian protesters. Arrests and injuries were reported among the Palestinians.
In Nablus, at least two citizens were injured during violent clashes that broke out in Beit Furik town, east of the city.
A PIC reporter quoted local sources as stating that Israeli soldiers were deployed in large numbers in the vicinity of Beit Furik secondary school and fired tear gas bombs and live bullets at the students and their parents.
Ambulance crews could not manage to reach the two injured men with live bullets due to the Israeli military restrictions, the sources added.
Similar clashes erupted outside a secondary school in Laban town, south of the city, where heavy tear gas bombs were fired during the confrontations.
The students responded by throwing stones and setting fire to a number of tires.
In al-Khalil, clashes erupted in different towns and neighborhoods in the province since the morning hours, while an Israeli car driving on the bypass road, north of the city, came under fire.
No injuries were reported during the incident, according to Israeli sources.
West Bank – A military checkpoint was erected at the entrance to Dura town where passing-by vehicles were stopped and searched. Local youths threw stones and empty bottles at IOF soldiers.
Palestinian youths in Aroub refugee camp and Beit Anoun neighborhood to the north of the city stoned Israeli settlers who stationed at the entrance to the camp in provocation to the local residents.
Israeli forces arrived at the scene and heavily fired tear gas bombs and live bullets at the Palestinians.
Similar clashes broke out at the entrance to Beit Umar village and Fawara refugee camp when Israeli forces suppressed peaceful marches in protest against Israeli violations in al-Aqsa Mosque.
In response to the Israeli tight restrictions throughout al-Khalil, Palestinian youths continued throwing stones and empty bottles at Israeli settlers’ cars and military vehicles.
The settlers’ movement had been almost completely paralyzed due to the stone-throwing attacks.
Israeli tight security measures were declared yesterday for fear of more hit-and-run attacks similar to the resistance operations witnessed in occupied Jerusalem and al-Khalil.
Along the same line, 24 arrests were reported throughout the West Bank mainly in al-Khalil, Nablus, Jenin, and occupied Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society. (palinfo)