At least seven Palestinian young men suffered bullet injuries during overnight clashes with Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the area surrounding Joseph’s Tomb, east of Nablus in the occupied West Bank.
According to Red Crescent sources, 30 Palestinians suffered from their exposure to tear gas fumes and received medical assistance.
The sources added that seven young protesters suffered injuries from live ammunition and were evacuated to hospitals.
Scores of Israeli soldiers stormed the eastern district of Nablus city at dawn to secure the arrival of hundreds of Jewish settlers aboard buses and cars at the tomb for alleged rituals.
The settlers, as always, spent hours at the tomb deliberately ma