(JTA) — Six Palestinians were wounded in a series of clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank, the Palestinian Red Crescent said.
The clashes Friday came amid a so-called day of rage in support of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons, The Times of Israel reported.
In the village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, three people were injured by live fire, the Palestinian humanitarian group said. Another three were injured in Beit Omar, near Hebron. All are in stable condition, a spokesperson for the group said.
The Israel Defense Forces did not immediately comment, The Times of Israel reported.
Some 1,500 Palestinian prisoners have been striking for over a week over demands for better medical care and greater access to telephone calls.