Clashes erupt after Israeli storming of Birzeit

Birzeit clashes

Clashes erupted on Saturday evening between Palestinian youths and Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) after the latter stormed Birzeit town north of Ramallah.

Local sources revealed that an Israeli military force, in eleven vehicles, raided the town and stationed in the cemetery. Meanwhile, an Israeli army chopper was hovering over the area and the northern towns.

Palestinian youths confronted the IOF troops and threw stones at Israeli soldiers who fired rubber and tear gas grenades at Palestinians before retreating. No injuries or arrests were reported.

The sources revealed that Israeli forces carried out excavation works at the graveyard and took out some bags from the ground.

(Source / 11.03.2017)

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