Jul 28, 2021 14:21 UTC
  • Israeli regime forces injure over 100 Palestinians in West Bank clashes

Israeli regime forces have injured 106 Palestinians during clashes that erupted after the murder of a Palestinian man at the hands of the regime's troops in the occupied West Bank.

The Palestine Red Crescent Society said that a Palestinian was shot with live ammunition, while 19 others were hit by rubber bullets during clashes with Israeli forces on Sobeih Mountain in Beita and at the entrance to the town, which lies south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on Tuesday night.

The injured also included 72 Palestinians who suffered breathing difficulties after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli troops.

According to the report, the clashes erupted after Zionist forces martyred Shadi Salim, 41, near the flashpoint town of Beita earlier on Tuesday. Local residents said there were no protests when the fatal shooting took place.

Over the past weeks, the area has seen intensified clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesting against a settlement outpost that has been recently established on Sobeih Mountain by settlers under the protection of Israeli forces.

Separately, the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas announced that it has been devising a comprehensive plan for liberating the occupied territories.

Kamal Abu Aoun, a member of the political bureau of Hamas, said on Tuesday that the resistance movement and its political and military leadership are working “day and night” to set up a comprehensive plan to liberate Palestine and facilitate the return of Palestinians driven out of their homeland.

“The Palestinian resistance managed to achieve the image of victory during the battle of al-Quds Sword, with the sirens sounding in the occupied cities and the herds of settlers fleeing due to the resistance strikes,” Abu Aoun said at a conference in the Gaza Strip.

He noted that the Palestinian resistance achieved clear victory during the battle which, he said, constituted an insult to the Tel Aviv regime, and described it as “the worst” in the Israeli entity’s history.

The Hamas official stressed that the battle took place in defense of al-Quds and marked an advance towards implementing the project of return and liberation.