Israeli forces injure many Palestinians during Nakba Day | Gaza News
Ramallah and Beit El, Workers in the West Bank – Israeli forces wounded many Palestinians in the West Bank during a protest rally in Nakba, while about 800,000 Palestinians were evicted from their homes in preparation for the Israeli occupation of 1948.
Opponents commemorating the 73rd anniversary of Nakba, or “Catastrophe”, on Saturday across the West Bank also sang anti-Israeli lies an ongoing bomb in Gaza, the threat of forced expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem to make way for Jewish converts, and repatriating Israel to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third most holy place in Islam.
Palestinian Red Crescent says at least Israeli troops have injured at least 29 Palestinian civilians on Saturday, with 17 of them shot dead.
However, the incidence of violence was lower than on Friday, while at a lower rate Eleven Palestinians were killed and more than 500 wounded in the West Bank with Israeli troops.
In Ramallah, Nakba’s cries echoed on Saturday afternoon and hundreds of Palestinians hoisted Palestinian flags with black flags emblazoned with keys, symbolizing their capture and their right to return.
Demonstrators met with Israeli troops in Hebron, Ramallah, and the northern cities of Nablus and Qalqilya.
Disappointment spread as more and more Palestinians of all ages, political beliefs and traditions began marching to the Israeli military base near the illegal Beit El, 3.5km (2 miles) from the center of Ramallah, chanting: “It’s our blood and by We save you Al-Aqsa. “
Unlike in previous years, Palestinian police did not try to stop various routes along the way.
For the next few hours, some Palestinian protesters lit tires and threw stones at Israeli soldiers, who responded repeatedly with stren grenades and canle volleys.
Several ambulances brought the injured victims to the hospital.
Muhammad Shuabaki, an engineer from Ramallah, said he had joined the alliance with the Palestinians in Gaza and those facing the forced expulsion of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem.
“We do not want a war but we must fight for our rights and we cannot remain silent that our people have been removed from Sheikh Jarrah and that people are being killed in Gaza,” Shuabaki told Al Jazeera.
There were large-scale demonstrations on Saturday in support of Palestinians across the Middle East, several European countries, and Australia.
Israel has set up hundreds of weapons on the Gaza Strip since Monday, while Hamas and other Palestinian groups set up about 2,000 stones to Israel from Gaza.
At least 140 Palestinians, including 39 children, have been killed in the Gaza Strip since Monday and at least 950 others have been injured. In the occupied West Bank, Israeli forces have killed at least 13 Palestinians.
At least nine people in Israel have also been killed by a Palestinian rocket from Gaza, and the latest reported death on Saturday in Ramat Gan.
Attacks by Israeli forces in Gaza continued on Saturday when 10 Palestinians – at least eight of them children – were killed this morning, after a T-shirt bomber bombing near Gaza City exploded.
Saturday afternoon, an Israeli weapon destroyed a tall house residence and media offices in Gaza City, including Al Jazeera Media Network and The Associated Press.
A recent escalation of violence followed weeks in East Jerusalem over altered criminal cases involving forced eviction several Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah.
Tensions in East Jerusalem also erupted on the wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, with Israeli forces holding three consecutive days last week in Ramadan, with tear gas and bombs on worshipers inside the mosque and injuring hundreds.
At the Beit El show on Saturday, Suhad Nasser and his sister Samira adorned Nakba Day shirts with traditional Palestinian kaffiyeh, or biscuits, hoisting Palestinian flags.
“Our family is from Lod in Israel and they were forced to flee their homeland in 1948 and now we are seeing Palestinians being evicted from their homes and this is very painful for us,” Suhad said.