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Clashes Reported South Of Nablus

author Tuesday August 20, 2013 04:02author by IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Monday evening [August 19, 2013] Palestinian sources have reported that dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded the village of Iraq-Burin, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, leading to clashes with local youths.

File - PNN
File - PNN

The sources said that the clashes lasted for more than two hours, and added the dozens of youths surrounded a group of invading soldiers, and hurled stones and empty bottle at them, the Palestine News Network (PNN) has reported.

Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, stated that the soldiers called for backup, before several armored military jeeps invaded the village.

The army fired dozens of gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets at the residents; dozens of residents have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation, medical sources said.

category nablus | israeli attacks | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
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