Three Palestinian youths injured in Silwan clashes

[ 23/02/2011 – 10:51 AM ]

 

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Three Palestinian young men were injured when clashes broke out between Palestinian young men and Israeli occupation forces in Silwan town, occupied Jerusalem, on Tuesday night.

Local sources said that the Israeli forces intentionally provoked citizens leading to confrontations in which the soldiers fired rubber bullets and teargas canisters while the youth tossed Molotov cocktails at them.

The sources said that the confrontations continued until a late hour on Tuesday night, adding that the Israeli forces sent military units to encircle the town.

An Israeli army spokesman claimed that five firebombs were hurled at police patrols in Silwan at a late hour on Tuesday.

Three Palestinian youths injured in Silwan clashes.

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