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544 injuries by Israeli forces during February

Jerusalem24 – A total of 544 Palestinians, including 54 children, were injured by Israeli forces across the West Bank. Most of the injuries (442) were recorded in different demonstrations. These included some 344 injuries reported in five anti-settlement protests near Beita, Beit Dajan and Burqa in Nablus; in one of the demonstrations in Beita, two Palestinian first aid responders were shot and injured by live ammunition and rubber-coated metal bullets and two ambulances sustained damage.

Some 67 injuries were reported in demonstrations against the killing of the three Palestinian men, at Beit El checkpoint near Ramallah, at Huwwara checkpoint and at the entrances to Al Funduq (Qalqiliya) and Burqa (Nablus); and 24 injuries were reported in Sheikh Jarrah and elsewhere in East Jerusalem, in demonstrations in solidarity with families at risk of forced eviction. In two incidents in Burqa (Nablus), 54 people were injured as Palestinians threw stones at Israeli forces and the latter fired live ammunition, rubber bullets and tear gas canisters, following the entry of Israeli settlers into Palestinian villages. Additional 48 injuries were reported in Al Lubban ash Sharqiya, Abu Dis and Seikh Jarrah.

Nadeen Alshaer

Alshaer is a Palestinian journalist, a Birzeit University graduate with a B.A. in TV and Radio Broadcasting Journalism. Alshaer has 6 years of experience in journalism. She currently works as a reporter, editor and presenter/producer for PBC-Palestine TV and Jerusalem24 radio. She’s a UN and Kelley School of Business alumna.

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