Israeli occupation forces attacked Palestinian youth at the Lions Gate in occupied Jerusalem before Friday prayers, Al Jazeera correspondent reported.
Occupation forces greatly intensified their deployment at the entrances to the Old City and its surroundings and prevented many Palestinians from reaching the Al-Aqsa Mosque to pray.
This coincides with the Palestinian Prisoners Club's announcement that the occupation has arrested at least 15 Palestinians in the West Bank since yesterday evening, bringing the number of detainees there to about 6,940 since last October.
Dozens of settlers also attacked the village of Kharbatha Bani Harith and the town of Nilin, west of Ramallah city, and settlers attacked farmers and herders in the village of Burqa, east of the city.
The settlers organized a march towards the settlement outpost established about 5 years earlier on Mount al-Raisan under the protection of the occupation army. Settlers also attacked the village of Yanun, south of Nablus, and raided homes, causing fear among the population. Residents of the village.
In Qalqilya, a Palestinian was injured after being run over by a settler's car at the city's eastern entrance, while Israeli occupation forces attacked several towns in the West Bank, notably the town of Budras, west of Ramallah, Ajjun. and the town of Hajja, east of Nablus, the town of Beit Fajjar, south of the city of Bethlehem, and the town of “Beit Omar”, north of the city of Hebron, in the south of the West Bank.
Israeli occupation forces prevent many Palestinians from accessing the Al-Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayers, and are deployed in large numbers at the entrances to the Old City and its surroundings in occupied Jerusalem. Al-Jazeera correspondent Amin Derghami reports from the scene at Singh Dwar.#news #Gaza_war pic.twitter.com/7icHQJ2V5U
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Arrests and injuries
The Palestinian Red Crescent reported that 5 people were wounded by gunfire in the town of Beit Furik, east of Nablus, where occupation forces attacked the town. This led to clashes with Palestinian youth.
The Palestinian Red Crescent confirmed that occupation forces attacked the inside of an ambulance as it was taking one of the injured people to hospital.
Occupation forces also arrested young Palestinians, including freed prisoners, during an attack on the town of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.
Al Jazeera's correspondent reported that 10 Israeli vehicles stormed the city from the western part of the city, surrounded the eastern area, raided several houses and arrested several youths before withdrawing.
It is noteworthy that since the beginning of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip on October 7, Israel has increased its incursions and arrest campaigns in the West Bank, and attacks against Palestinians by settlers under the protection of the occupation army have increased. Their property in cities and towns in the West Bank.