27 Palestinians injured and 8 arrested in occupied Jerusalem

Amman Today

publish date 2021-06-15 20:04:00

Twenty-seven Palestinians were injured by live and rubber-coated metal bullets, as they were severely beaten, with sticks and rifle butts, on Tuesday, by the Israeli occupation forces in the vicinity of the Old City, in occupied Jerusalem.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society in Jerusalem said that its crews dealt with 27 injuries during the confrontations with the Israeli occupation forces in Bab al-Amud and the vicinity of the Old City, 4 of whom were transferred to the hospital.

She added, that bullets were fired directly at an ambulance, and the movement of medical staff was restricted and a person wounded with live bullets was arrested after paramedics prevented him from being transferred to the hospital.

Director of Al-Amal Association for Health Services, Abdul Majeed Taha, said that its crews dealt with 30 Palestinians who were wounded and bruised as a result of the Israeli occupation soldiers assaulting them with hands and batons while they were in the vicinity of the Old City, and forced them to evacuate the area by force.

“The occupation forces continued to oppress the Palestinians in Jerusalem prior to the “Flags March,” and attacked young men and press crews in the vicinity of Bab al-Amud with hands and batons, and used a vehicle to spray sewage water to disperse them and drive them away from the place. They also fired rubber bullets at them and arrested at least 7 young men.

The Israeli occupation forces had closed all entrances to Bab al-Amud, one of the gates of the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

Local sources said that the perimeter of Bab al-Amud is completely closed, amid large military and police reinforcements in the area in particular and in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem in general.

The Israeli occupation forces closed shops in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation for carrying out a massive incursion of settlers as part of the “Flags March.”

Meanwhile, the occupation forces arrested a woman while she was raising the Palestinian flag in Bab Al-Amoud Square.

Eyewitnesses reported that the occupation forces attacked Mrs. Sabreen Diab, after she raised the Palestinian flag in Bab al-Amud, during a provocative march by settlers in Bab al-Amud.

Today, Tuesday, the Israeli occupation authorities pushed extensive military reinforcements to the occupied city of Jerusalem, especially the Old City, amid calls by the national and Islamic forces in the West Bank and the 48 territories, to confront and thwart the Israeli “flags march” scheduled for the evening and led by thousands of settlers, extremist settlers and extremists. .

Today, the Red Crescent in Jerusalem raised its readiness in anticipation of confrontations with the Israeli occupation forces in the occupied city of Jerusalem and its various suburbs.

And summoned all its employees and volunteers in the field of ambulance and emergency to be on top of their work.

There will be 13 ambulances in service, in addition to 3 ambulance trailers to work inside the alleys of the Old City. A field hospital was also opened at its headquarters in Al-Sawwana neighborhood to receive minor and medium injuries.

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