Kuwait News Agency (kuna)
June 13, 2008 - 5:06pm

RAMALLAH, June 13 (KUNA) -- Israeli forces attacked two Palestinian peaceful protests against the Israeli-built barrier inside the West Bank, injuring many people.
In the Al-Masara Town south of Beit Laham, five Palestinians were injured after Israeli forces attacked a peaceful protest.
Organizers of the march against the barrier, said that the people in the march containing Palestinians and foreigners as well as Israelis, were beaten with batons injuring five Palestinians in the process.
The organizers also stated that a foreigner was arrested and referred to an unknown whereabouts.
Meanwhile, in the village of Bil'in close to Ramallah, three Palestinians were injured and a foreigner was shot in the chest, with many affected by tear gas suffocation.
Organizer of the People's Campaign Against the Israeli-built Barrier Abdullah Abu Rahma said that Israeli prevented protesters from reaching the confiscated Palestinian lands by shooting at them with rubber bullets and spraying tear gas.


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