Clashes as Israeli forces raid Tulkarem, nearby camp
Published Tuesday 20/12/2011 (updated) 22/12/2011 06:38
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas at Palestinian protesters during a demonstration
near Ramallah (MaanImages/Moti Milrod, File)
TULKAREM (Ma’an) -- Israeli military vehicles raided Tulkarem and its refugee camp Tuesday afternoon, witnesses said, and clashes erupted between the troops and locals.
Witnesses said five Israeli army vehicles moved into the eastern area of the city where clashes erupted. Palestinians threw rocks at the troops fired bullets and tear gas grenades in return.
The vehicles were also seen in the Tulkarem refugee camp.
No detentions or injuries were reported.