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14 Palestinians killed since outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada

14 Palestinians killed since outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada

Occupied Palestine - Violent clashes broke out after Friday prayers across West Bank and Gaza Strip, resulted in the killing of seven Palestinians and the injuring of 123 others.

Six Palestinians were shot dead during Friday’s clashes, while 60 others were injured, ten of them suffered serious wounds, as Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire at a demonstration by the border fence east of Gaza City and near Khan Younis on Friday.

Meanwhile, a 19-year-old young man was killed by Israeli fire in al-Khalil (Hebron), while 11 Palestinians were injured with live and rubber bullets during the clashes that were witnessed throughout the city.

Late Friday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health declared that 14 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces and around 1,000 others have been injured with live and rubber-coated steel bullets in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip since Oct. 1.

By the end of the day on Friday alone, seven Palestinians were killed and around 200 injured with live and rubber-coated steel bullets, while seven suffered from bruises after being physically assaulted by Israeli forces in clashes across the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the ministry added.

According to the ministry, the numbers include those who were admitted to hospitals, while hundreds of others were treated on the scene.

In occupied Jerusalem, a Jewish settler was stabbed by a Palestinian boy on Friday morning. Hebrew media claimed that the stabber was a 14-year-old boy and that he was shot and arrested.

In Jenin, 9 Palestinians injured with live bullets to the feet, and two with rubber-coated steel bullets, including one Palestinian who was hit in the neck.

Another Palestinian suffered several bruises and fractures after being beaten up by Israeli forces in Jericho, the ministry added.

The injuries were reported during the clashes that erupted at Jalama checkpoint after Friday prayers in defense of al-Aqsa Mosque.

In al-Khalil, a Palestinian youth was shot dead after attacking an Israeli policeman near Kiryat Arba settlement at noon Friday.

The PIC reported that the attacker was Hamada al-Ja’bari from al-Khalil, adding that he was killed in the incident.

Following the stabbing attack, violent clashes broke out throughout the city resulted in a number of moderate and serious injuries among Palestinian youths.

In Nablus, similar clashes broke out in Beit Furik town in protest against the Israeli continued closure of Beit Furik checkpoint.

In ongoing clashes near the Beit El settlement in the Ramallah district, eight people were injured with live bullets and 22 with rubber-coated steel bullets, according to the ministry. Four those injured are currently in serious condition.

As clashes persisted in Bethlehem, five were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets, and one with live bullet in the foot, the ministry said.

Three Palestinians were also injured with live bullets in the stomach and feet in clashes in Kafr Qaddum near Qalqiliya, and six others were beaten up by Israeli forces and settlers in Beit Furik in Nablus, one of them suffering fractures to the head.


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