Dozens injured in clashes as Palestinians protest Israeli raid on West Bank university

Dozens injured in clashes as Palestinians protest Israeli raid on West Bank university

Palestinians have staged a rally in the occupied West Bank and clashed with Israeli forces after the regime raided the Birzeit University campus and arrested several students.

According to Press TV, the clashes broke out on Tuesday after Israeli forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the protesters who had gathered at the northern entrance of the city of Ramallah.

“Five protesters were hit by rubber-coated metal bullets, one in the head, and dozens suffocated from tear gas inhalation during clashes with Israeli soldiers,” Palestine’s official Wafa news agency said, citing witnesses.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society also reported that its staff had dealt with 12 injuries during Tuesday’s confrontations at the northern entrance to Ramallah.

The Red Crescent Society added that five were hit by metal bullets coated with rubber, and seven were hit by tear gas.

The protesters, many of them students, had marched to the…

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