AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Clashes have erupted on Thursday evening between Palestinian youths and the occupation forces in Dura town south of al-Khalil.
Eyewitnesses confirmed to PIC reporter that violent clashes broke out after Israeli forces stormed different areas in Dura, where IOF fired stun grenades, tear gas and rubber-coated metal bullets towards dozens of Palestinian youths who confronted the Israeli raid at midnight by throwing stones and empty bottles.
Meanwhile, the IOF were deployed in large numbers on Friday in different parts of the Old City in al-Khalil and searched a number of citizens in the area.
The Israeli soldiers were deployed near the Ibrahimi mosque towards Bab al-Zawiya, eyewitnesses affirmed.
The Israeli and PA forces had suppressed over the past weeks demonstrations in support of prisoners at Bab al-Zawiya.