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Four Palestinians injured by pepper spray and a tractor was seized in the Jordan Valley

Among those injured was a child

Jerusalem24 – Four Palestinians were injured by pepper spray last night, Wednesday, as the Israeli forces stormed Khirbet Umm al-Jamal in the northern Jordan Valley, and seized an agricultural tractor.

Medical sources reported that four civilians were injured by pepper spray during the Israeli Military storming of Umm al-Jamal, and the medical staff treated the wounded on site. Among those wounded was a child, the child’s treatment was captured on video attached below.

 

Human rights activist Aref Daraghmeh stated that the Israeli forces had seized a tractor belonging to Mahmoud Irhil Kaabneh, a resident of Umm al-Jamal.

In the same context, settlers raided, under the protection of the occupation forces, raided the tents of citizens of the “Umm Al-Jamal” area in the northern Jordan Valley.

Local sources said, that the settlers, under the protection of the Israeli forces, raided the tents of the citizens in “Umm al-Jamal”, and threatened to seize their tractors, water tanks, and livestock feeders; under the pretext that they are military zones.

It is noteworthy that settlers periodically attack Palestinian citizens in more than one area in the northern Jordan Valley.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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