Clashes Erupt Across West Bank for 17th Day

Israeli forcessuppressedmarches across the occupied West Bank on Sunday, as clashes continued for the 17th consecutive day.

In Hebron, Israeli forces suppressed a march held by Palestinian students from Hebron’s Polytechnic University near the illegal Israeli settlement of Beit Hijai in the southern occupied West Bank, locals said.

Israeli forces shot tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters, who responded by launching stones at Israeli forces.

One of the students suffered from severe tear gas inhalation and was transferred to a local hospital, the Red Crescent said.

In Tulkarem, Israeli forces shot tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian students from al-Khadouri University in the northern occupied West Bank, after clashes broke out during an anti-occupation protest at the university.

In Bethlehem Israeli forces hit a 15-year-old Palestinian in the head with a tear gas grenade in Dar Salah village in east Bethlehem during clashes in the area.

Medical sources said that the teen sustained a moderate injury and was transferred to a hospital for treatment.

The teen sustained the injury after the students of Dar Salah school participated in a march protesting the Israeli violation against the Palestinians and al-Aqsa mosque.

– Read more: Clashes Erupt Across West Bank for 17th Day – Ma’an

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