Several Palestinians injured as Israeli occupation attacks West Bank protests

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WEST BANK, January 23 – Israeli occupation forces violently suppressed anti-settlement rallies in the occupied West Bank, injuring a number of Palestinian citizens.

Local sources reported that Israeli occupation soldiers fired tear gas and stun grenades at a popular demonstration in Beit Dajan village east of Nablus and closed the road leading to the area where an illegal outpost is built by earthen berms.

Every Friday, residents of Beit Dajan march on the lands threatened with confiscation by the Israeli occupation authorities to protest the establishment of illegal settlement outpost on their lands.

A number of Palestinian citizens were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets fired by Israeli occupation troops as they atrociously quelling an anti-settlement protest in Deir Jarir village northeast of Ramallah.  

Local sources reported that Israeli occupation soldiers heavily fired rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas at the peaceful marchers, causing many of them to suffocate.

Under the protection of the Israeli occupation army, Israeli settlers, meanwhile, erected a tent in al-Shurrfa area in Deir Jarir, bulldozed chunks of Palestinian land, and put a water tank in the area in the past few weeks.