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Israeli Occupation Forces Injure 4 Palestinians in Gaza, Dozens Suffer Tear Gas Attacks in the West Bank

Gaza; Four Palestinians Wounded In Israeli Bombardment

Friday November 06, 2009 22:54 by IMEMC & Agencies

Palestinian medical sources reported on Friday at night that four Palestinians were wounded when the Israeli occupation army fired artillery shells at a group of residents near the Nahal Oz crossing, east of Gaza City.

Ambulances headed to the bombarded area to evacuate the wounded, and evacuated four who suffered mild-to-moderate wounds.

An eyewitness identified as Saqer Kareem Al-Sarsawy told the Maan News Agency said that the four residents were having dinner when the army shelled a home near the Crossing causing heavy damage to the building.

Israeli troops attack the Nil'in weekly protest

Friday November 06, 2009 15:48 by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News

The villagers of Nil'in, central West Bank, were joined by international supporters on Friday for the weekly protest against  the illegal Israeli Apartheid, Land-Grab Wall.

The protesters marched towards their lands where Israel is building the wall. As soon as they arrived their troops fired tear gas at them.

The villagers insisted to continue the protest and managed to remove some of the concrete parts of the wall.

Salah El-Khawaja coordinator of the Nonviolence Network in the Arab Countries who was in the protest told IMEMC that the protest today and the attempt to destroy the wall comes on the 20 anniversary of the destruction of the Berlin wall in 1989.

A number of people surfed effects of tear gas inhalation including Palestinian Member of Parliament Dr. Mustafa Al-Bigmouth.

The people of Ni'lin have been organizing popular nonviolent activities for the past two years in an attempt to remove the wall that Israel is building on their land.

Two dozen civilians suffered effects tear gas inhalation at the weekly Bil’in protest

Friday November 06, 2009 15:47 by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News

Israeli troops attacked on Friday the villagers of Bil'in, central West Bank, along with their international and Israeli supporters. Two dozen civilians suffered effects of tear gas inhalation.

As is the case for the past four years Bil'in villagers along with their supporters marched from the village center towards the Israeli wall. The protesters marked the 20th anniversary to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

As soon as people reached the gate in the wall separating Bil'in villagers from their lands Israeli troops showered protesters with tear gas. At least two dozen suffered effects of tear gas inhalation and were treated at the village.

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