11 arrested in Silwan clashes with Israeli troops

[ 24/01/2011 – 06:24 PM ]

 

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Eleven Palestinians, among them seven minors, were beaten and arrested Monday during clashes with Israeli troops in the East Jerusalem district of Silwan.

Soldiers fired tear gas and rubber bullets at civilians, locals said.

They beat a seventy-year-old man sprayed gas in his face during the attack, the Wadi al-Hulwa Information Center said.

They also arrested Silwan activist Moussa Awda, 53, and seven minors ranging from 10 to 14 years, and sprayed gas randomly at civilian homes.

11 arrested in Silwan clashes with Israeli troops.

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