Friday, 15 November 2013

14 injured as Israeli forces disperse West Bank protests

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces dispersed a weekly nonviolent protest in the Qalqiliya village of Kafr Qaddum on Friday, injuring at least 14 Palestinians.

Four people were hit by rubber-coated bullets and dozens of people suffered smoke inhalation after Israeli forces fired tear gas at villagers, locals said.

Eight people were injured after being hit directly by tear gas canisters.

Akef Joma, 50, Nauef Ishtewi, Qais Ishtewi, Rifat Barham, Naser Joma, Abdulmajid Obeid, Khalid Murad, 8, and Palestine Satellite channel cameraman Mohammad Inaya were identified as those injured. more


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