Nine Palestinians were martyred during confrontations with Israeli occupation forces across the West Bank as large numbers of people took to the streets in support of Gaza and protested the Israeli aggression on the Strip.
This raises the number of Palestinians killed in the West Bank to 44 martyrs since last Saturday.
According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, out of a total of 1,800 Palestinian martyrs in Gaza so far, 583 are children and 351 are women.
Demonstrators were raising slogans supporting the Resistance in Gaza, calling for the escalation of popular action and confrontations with the Israeli army at all points of contact to support the blockaded Strip.
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Palestinian medical sources announced the martyrdom of 14-year-old child Amir Mlitat after being shot in the head by Israeli occupation forces near the Beit Furik military checkpoint east of Nablus.
During confrontations with Israeli occupation forces across the West Bank, three Palestinians were martyred in Tulkarm, one in al-Khalil, and one in Beit Lahm. The martyrdom location of the remaining Palestinians was not yet announced by the Health Ministry.
Israeli occupation forces raised readiness and alert in occupied Al-Quds fearing potential developments in today’s mass demonstrations.
Meanwhile, Al Mayadeen’s correspondent reported that a number of Palestinian youths were injured by IOF gunfire in different areas of the West Bank. In Beit Ummar in al-Khalil, Israeli forces besieging a house were confronted by a large group of Palestinians defending the city.
The West Bank rallies in support of Gaza and the Resistance are simultaneously taking place with the demonstrations of hundreds of thousands in Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, Oman, Algeria, and several other Arab and Islamic countries.