18th May 2021, the Palestinians held a nationwide strike to protest the Israeli air strikes on Gaza. Meanwhile, large-scale clashes broke out between locals and Israeli military and police in several Palestinian towns in the West Bank. To date, four Palestinians have been killed and 202 injured. Meanwhile, two Israeli military police officers were shot and wounded.
18 Palestinian people and Israeli military and police clashes mainly occurred in the West Bank Ramallah, Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus and other areas, the Palestinian health department said in a statement that most of the dead and wounded were fired by Israeli military and police live ammunition.
The day before, the Israeli army issued a statement that earlier on the 17th, a Palestinian man in the West Bank city of Hebron tried to attack Israeli soldiers with an explosive device, but did not succeed, the man was killed by Israeli forces.
Since october 10, 24 Palestinians have been killed in clashes with Israeli military and police in the West Bank.