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Anti-fence protest (Archives)
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Israeli injured in anti-fence protest

Dozens attended weekly protest at several spots in West Bank, Israeli moderately injured from rubber bullet in al-Masra village evacuated to hospital in Ramallah. American demonstrator also sustains light wounds from stun grenade; seven protesters detained

Blood at weekly demonstration. Dozens of Palestinians, Israelis and foreign peace activists protested against the separation fence at a number of locations in the West Bank on Friday.


In the village of al-Masra, south of Bethlehem, an Israeli citizen was moderately injured from a rubber bullet and an American protester was lightly injured from a stun grenade. A demonstrator in Bilin, west of Ramallah, was also hurt from a rubber bullet.


Protests were also held in the villages of Naalin and Nabi Saleh west of Ramallah, and in al-Walaja village south of Jerusalem.


Security forces said they used crowed control means to disperse the protests after stones were hurled by demonstrators in the village of Naalin. Seven rioters were detained.


The protesters said the IDF and police detained media photographers and Red Crescent paramedics in uniform during the demonstrations.


They said a Palestinian and Israeli photographer were detained in Naalin along with five Red Crescent paramedics on their way to the protest.


An Israeli demonstrator was also arrested during the protest in Nabi Saleh.


The Israeli injured in al-Masra was evacuated to a hospital in Ramallah in moderate condition, after a rubber bullet penetrated his left knee.



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