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A number of Palestine protesters injured as conflict erupt at West Bank

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At least a dozen Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers on Saturday in the West Bank, sources said.

Conflict erupted near Ramallah, a West Bank city, on Friday, according to Xinhua.

In addition to the wounded journalist, medical sources said that dozens of protesters fainted after inhaling the tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers.

Meanwhile, Palestinians and Israeli soldiers were engaged in violent clashes near the villages of Beita and Beit Dajan, located south and east of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

Xinhua reports that Ahmad Jibril, the head of the emergency department of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, confirmed that 15 protesters were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers, among them three who was shot in the head with rubber-coated metal bullets.

Twelve more Palestinians were shot and wounded with live ammunition during the clashes in Beit Dajan and dozens were inhaled tear gas.

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