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Soldiers Invade Burqin Village Near Jenin

author Wednesday January 15, 2014 07:16author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Tuesday Evening, January 14, 2014] Palestinian sources have reported that several residents have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation after Israeli soldiers invaded the Burqin town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

image: Wiki Commons
image: Wiki Commons

The sources said that dozens of soldiers invaded the village, while several soldiers occupied rooftops and took positions with their sniper rifles.

The invasion led to clashes between the invading soldiers and local residents who hurled stones at them, while the army fired gas bombs and concussion grenades; several residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The army also broke into and searched several homes, in addition to invading a number of shops and searching them.

In related news, soldiers invaded Jaba’ village, south of Jenin, and harassed several Palestinians while searching their cars and inspecting their ID cards.

Clashes took place between the invading soldiers and local residents; no injuries or arrests were reported.

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