Violent confrontations in Silwan

[ 12/04/2011 – 11:52 AM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Violent confrontations took place in the town of Silwan in occupied Jerusalem on Tuesday between the Israeli occupation forces and locals.

Local sources said that the raiding troops fired gas canisters at random and insulted women, which provoked the inhabitants and led to the confrontations.

They noted that the Israeli soldiers assaulted four women with batons.

The sources said that a number of citizens were injured in the clashes, one of them seriously.

They noted that the soldiers beat up a young man who was standing in front of his shop until he fainted then arrested him while unconscious.


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