Israeli Army hit 44 Palestinians in West Bank clashes

Israeli Army hit 44 Palestinians in West Bank clashes

TEHRAN - At least 44 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army Friday in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Red Cross.

The incident occurred in the West Bank city of Jericho when Israeli forces used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse dozens of Palestinians protesting the US decision on Jerusalem, Anadolu Agency reported.

The Palestinian territories have remained tense since last December, when US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, drawing condemnation from across the Arab and Muslim world.

According to reports, 22 Palestinians were also killed in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank and more than 800 Palestinians were detained by the Israeli forces since Washington’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel .

Also, thousands of Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli army's fire during demonstrations against the US President decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel .

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