West Bank, ALRAY - Three Palestinians, including a boy, were injured Saturday evening during clashes erupted between dozen of Palestinian youths and Israeli occupation forces in Kufr Qaddoum village, east of the West Bank city of Qalqilya.
Local sources said that Ahmed Mofid,23, and Khaled Murad,9, was injured with metal bullets in foot while Ahmed Abdulfattah,17, was injured in the back. Dozens of Palestinians, including boys, who suffered suffocation were treated immediately.
Israeli soldiers cracked down on a peaceful rally took place in the village to mark the Land Day. The soldiers used live, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas, the sources added.
The sources noted that it is the first time occupation forces uses live bullets intensively since Kufr Qaddoum protests started before three years.
In a relevant vein, Israeli occupation forces arrested Saturday Palestinian Mohammed Abu Maria,33, at the entrance of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, and captured his vehicle.