13 Palestinians injured in clashes with soldiers in Nablus towns


Several Palestinian citizens suffered injuries during violent clashes on Saturday evening with Israeli soldiers in Beita and Burin towns in Nablus province.

According to the Red Crescent, 13 Palestinians suffered different injuries, including one in a critical condition, during the events in Beita and Burin.

Red Crescent ambulance crews evacuated some of the wounded to hospitals and provided others with medical assistance on site.

Local sources in Beita told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that the events started after a large number of Israeli troops stormed in the evening different neighborhoods of the town and clashed with local young men.

They added many citizens suffered from inhaling tear gas during the skirmishes. They also said that the occupation troops kidnapped a young man identified as Ramez Duwaikat before withdrawing from the town. In Burin, the Israeli army claimed that one of its soldiers suffered a slight head injury during its campaign in the town.

Locals said that the soldiers attacked young men and intensively fired tear gas grenades at them and at homes. One tear gas canister fell inside a house, all family members suffered from suffocation as a result.