Violent clashes sweep through Silwan for the third day

Thursday, 24 February, 2011 | 20:41 Israeli troops in Silwan - Archive

Israeli troops in Silwan – Archive

Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Violent clashes have erupted in Silwan for the third consecutive day, between Palestinian residents and Israeli forces, aided by guards of Israeli settlements in the village. Clashes are concentrated in Baten al-Hawa district, one of the poorest and most densely-populated regions of Silwan. Witnesses have confirmed that Israeli troops and guards are firing live ammunition, as they had yesterday and the day before.

Violent clashes sweep through Silwan for the third day « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem.

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