Qalqilia, 7 Dzulqa’dah 1436/22 August 2015 (MINA) – Four Palestinians, including two children, were injured as Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) suppressed Friday Kafar Qadum weekly march in Qalqilia in the northern occupied West Bank.
Local activist in the village Murad Shtewei said that large numbers of Israeli soldiers and snipers raided the village on Friday amid heavy fire of rubber bullets, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
During the raid, Abdul Rahim Abdul Salam, 6, was shot in his shoulder and Mousa Abdul Latif, 13, was shot and injured in his hand. Two other young men were shot and injured in the hand and thigh.
Shtewei added that Israeli forces fired tear gas bombs and waste-water towards the local homes, while a drone was flying over the village filming the protesters.
Residents of Kafar Qadum weekly stage regular protests against settlement expansion as well as the closure of the village’s southern road by Israeli forces for the past 13 years. (T/P006/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)