Four Palestinians wounded during West Bank anti-settlement protests
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RAMALLAH, Sep. 24, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- Four Palestinians were injured and dozens inhaled tear gas during clashes between Palestinian anti-settlement demonstrators and Israeli soldiers, west of Ramallah city, unnamed medical sources in Ramallah said.

Dozens of Palestinians backed by foreign and Israeli peace activists organized weekly protests in the village of Bel'ien, west of Ramallah against the Jewish settlement and the separation wall that Israel builds on the West Bank territories, according to witnesses.

Witnesses said protestors, chanting slogans against Israel, threw stones at the Israeli soldiers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters.

According to the Ramallah medical sources, the four were moderately wounded by rubber bullets, while dozens were treated for inhaling tear gas.

Similar clashes erupted near Bethlehem, according to the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlement.

The Palestinians organize what they call "peaceful weekly protests" against the separation wall and the Jewish settlement in the Palestinian territories, which has gained official support from the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).



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