Nablus, 5 Jumadal Awwal 1436/24 February 2015 (MINA) – A spate of violent confrontations flared up Monday (23/4) between dozens of unarmed Palestinian youths and the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Beit Furik town, east of Nablus city.
A PIC correspondent quoted eye-witnesses as reporting that the clashes burst out after IOF patrols stormed Jabal al-Qa’da area, on the eastern outskirts of Beit Furik, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
The IOF attacked a group of Palestinian civilian youths with randomly-shot volleys of rubber bullets, tear gas canisters, and stun grenades.
A number of Palestinians sustained wounds and others reportedly choked on tear gas in the process.
Some of the casualties received on-the-spot treatment while others were rushed to Nablus emergency clinics.
The Palestinian unarmed protesters reacted to the assault by hurling stones at the IOF troops. (T/P006/P3)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)