Activists showered by teargas grenades at the Bil'in weekly demonstration on Friday

Settlers and IOF assault Palestinians, leave injuries

PNN/ Nablus/

Israeli settlers on Saturday attacked the citizens in Qasra village south of Nablus, where dozens of Palestinians were injured or suffocated by teargas.

Settlers were accompanied by Israeli soldiers as they assaulted the villagers.

To their part, IOF fired bullets, stun and teargas toward the citizens.

Sources in the village said that the citizens and the Popular committees guard confronted the settlers and prevented an assaulting on one of the shepherds and his sheep.

On a related note, one participant was injured and Photographer was assaulted and banned from filming during weekly protest against the Israeli occupation in Bil’in village near Ramallah.

Iyad Bornat was injured as he was hit by two gas canisters in his back.

In addition, Rani Bornat, a photographer from the popular struggle committee, was assaulted from Israeli soldiers and prevent him tom complete filming the protest.

Dozens of demonstrators suffered from inhaling tear gas after the Israeli soldiers showered them of hundreds of tear gas canisters.

The march was launched following the Friday prayers from the center of the village, and headed to the apartheid wall.

Alongside the villagers of Bil’in, dozens of foreign activists from different countries participated in the march.

The participants raised Palestinian flags and chanted slogans calling for the end of the occupation, the liberation of Palestine and Palestinian prisoners.