Clashes Take Place East Of Bethlehem

September 17, 2014 7:25 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0
17 Sep
7:25 AM

A number of Israeli military vehicles invaded on Tuesday evening, Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with a number of local youth. A settler’s car rammed a herd of sheep, killing eight, near Hebron.Local sources said that soldiers fired dozens of rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs, causing several residents to suffer the effects of tear has inhalation.

On Monday, the army closed all roads leading to Teqoua’, an issue that pushed Palestinians to take alternate bypass roads, rough and unpaved, to enter or leave their town.

In related news, eyewitnesses said eight sheep belonging to a local shepherd were killed after being struck by a speeding settler’s vehicle, close to the Susiya illegal settlement, built on Palestinian lands belonging to residents of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in southern Hebron, Rateb Jabour, said the settler rammed 14 sheep belonging to residents Taleb and Ibrahim Mohammad No’man, killing eight sheep.

Also on Tuesday evening, Israeli sources said a settler was mildly injured, when his car’s windshield was damage, after a number of youth threw stones at his car, as he was driving in Beit Hanina town, in occupied Jerusalem.

Earlier Tuesday, soldiers kidnapped three Palestinians from the Bethlehem district while they were heading to work in occupied Jerusalem.

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Saed Bannoura

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