Tuesday, 28 December 2010
Jerusalemites injured in confrontations in Silwan
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- Violent confrontations between Israeli occupation forces and Jerusalemite citizens in Silwan suburb on Monday evening led to injuries among the citizens, eyewitnesses reported.
They said that the clashes broke out after the IOF soldiers tried to storm Al-Ein mosque in the suburb at the pretext of arresting a number of Palestinians who were entrenched inside it.
The witnesses noted that the clashes expanded to include other nearby suburbs as the IOF soldiers used gas bombs, stun grenades, and live and rubber bullets leading to casualties among the Jerusalemites.
The IOF troops at dawn Monday detained three minors in Silwan after breaking into their family homes.
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