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More than 60 Palestinians injured in IOF quelling of night protests in Beita, south of Nablus

NABLUS, (The Inside Palestine) Dozens of citizens were injured on Thursday evening, as the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) attacked the participants in the night protests in Beita town, south of Nablus.

The IOF soldiers stormed the western region of Mount Sobeih and fired live bullets and tear gas canisters at the protesting citizens.

The Red Crescent reported that its crews treated 61 injuries, 55 of them suffered breathing problems while six were injured by rubber-coated metal bullets.

The local “torches unit” organized a massive rally, with the participation of hundreds of Palestinians and carried out a tour in the vicinity of the mountain while carrying torches.

Dozens of buses, cars and hundreds of citizens from different provinces of the West Bank arrived at Mount Sobeih to participate in the march.

IOF set up barriers at the entrance to the village, searched the vehicles and prevented the entry of citizens from outside Beita

Source:  The Palestinian Information Center

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