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4 Palestinian students injured during clashes with Israeli forces in Tulkarem

Dec. 11, 2017 3:08 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 12, 2017 1:05 P.M.)
TULKAREM (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted on Monday between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces near the Khadouri University in western Tulkarem in the northern occupied West Bank.

Dozens dozens of youth and university students went out to the field neary the university upon calls from the Fatah movement and other Palestinian factions calling for continued demonstrations against US President Donald Trump and the Israeli occupation.

Palestinians burned tires and threw rocks at Israeli soldiers, who fired tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at protesters.

Head of the ambulance and emergency department at the Tulkarem Red Crescent, Raed Yassin, told Ma'an that Israeli forces fired dozens of tear-gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at youths during clashes.

He added that four people were injured; two with rubber-coated bullets while two others sustained bruises from unknown causes.

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