Israeli army wounded dozens of Palestinians in Naqba Day parade | Gaza News
Ramallah and Beit Air in the Occupied West Bank -In protests against Nakba, Israeli forces injured dozens of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. In 1948, nearly 800,000 Palestinians were forcibly evicted from their homes, paving the way for the establishment of the State of Israel.
The protests to commemorate the 73rd birthday of Nakba, a Saturday in the West Bank, also chanted slogans against Israel. Continuous aerial bombardment In Gaza, there are threats to expel Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem to make way for Jewish settlers, and Israel has repeatedly attacked the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site in Islam.
The Palestinian Red Crescent said that at least 29 Palestinians were injured by the Israeli army on Saturday, and 17 of them were fired with live ammunition.
However, the level of violence was lower than Friday, when at least 11 Palestinians killed Israeli forces injured more than 500 people in the occupied West Bank.
In Ramallah, the Nakba police sirens sounded at noon on Saturday, and hundreds of Palestinians gathered together and waved Palestinian flags and black flags with flags, representing their right to be deprived of their property and returned.
Demonstrators confronted the Israeli army in Hebron, Ramallah, and the northern cities of Nablus and Galchlia.
Palestinians of all ages, political persuasiveness, and backgrounds began to march towards the Israeli military checkpoint near Beit Air, an illegal settlement 3.5 kilometers (2 miles) from the center of Ramallah. A melancholy mood prevailed. Our soul, we will redeem you Aksa. “
Unlike in previous years, the Palestinian police at various stations along the route did not attempt to stop the demonstration.
In the next few hours, some Palestinian demonstrators lit tires and threw stones at Israeli soldiers, who occasionally fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters.
Several ambulances transported injured protesters to the hospital.
Muhammad Shuabaki, an engineer in Ramallah, said his purpose of participating in the demonstration was to support the Palestinians in Gaza and the Palestinians facing forced deportation in the Sheikh Jarrah area of ??East Jerusalem.
Shubaki told Al Jazeera: “We don’t want to war, but we must fight for our rights. We cannot remain silent about our people being expelled from Sheikh Jala and the people in the Gaza Strip.”
Large-scale protests took place on Saturday to support Palestinians throughout the Middle East, several European countries and Australia.
Since Monday, Israel has fired hundreds of missiles and artillery shells in the besieged Gaza Strip, while Hamas and other Palestinian groups have fired nearly 2,000 rockets from Gaza to Israel.
Since Monday, at least 140 Palestinians, including 39 children, have been killed in the Gaza Strip and about 950 others have been injured. In the occupied West Bank, Israeli forces killed at least 13 Palestinians.
At least nine people in Israel were killed by Palestinian rockets in Gaza, and one more died in Ramat Gan on Saturday.
After a bomb attack on a refugee camp in the sands near Gaza City, the Israeli military attack on Gaza continued on Saturday. In the early morning, 10 Palestinians were killed, including at least 8 children.
On Saturday afternoon, an Israeli missile Destroyed a high-rise building There are residential apartments and media offices in Gaza City, including Al Jazeera Media Network and Associated Press News Agency.
The latest escalation in violence comes after tensions in occupied East Jerusalem in recent weeks, and the court has now postponed the relevant Forced eviction There are several Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah’s home.
Tensions in East Jerusalem also spread to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. In the last week of Ramadan, Israeli forces raided the mosque for three consecutive days and fired tear gas and stun grenades at the worshippers in the mosque, wounding hundreds of people.
During the Beit El protest on Saturday, Suhad Nasser and her sister Samira wore Nakba Day T-shirts and traditional Palestinian kaffiyehs (or scarves) waving the Palestinian flag.
Suhad said: “Our family originally came from Rhodes, Israel. They were forced to flee their homes in 1948. Now we see the Palestinians being forced to leave their homes again. This is a pain for us.”