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Official: Israeli settlers tour Beit Ummar

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HEBRON (Ma’an) — For the second time in two weeks, settlers made a tour of Beit Ummar north of Hebron, according to a spokesman for the town’s popular committee.

Muhammad Ayyad Awad said that more than 100 Kfar Etzion settlers toured Beit Ummar under the protection of Israeli forces. During the tour, they made provocative remarks which eventually sparked clashes.

Awad said the clashes erupted in the Asida area, and residents threw rocks at the settlers. Israeli forces responded by firing live ammunition and stun grenades, he added.

Ahmad Abu Hashem, the coordinator of the popular committee, said Karmei Tzur settlement security official have announced that the settlement will expand and 200 dunums will be confiscated from the village.

Meanwhile, around 200 settlers with 12 Israeli army jeeps raided Baraka village east of Yatta and set up six temporary houses in an attempt to create a new outpost near Ma’on settlement.

Separately, Israeli forces detained a Palestinian resident on Friday after police dogs attacked him during clashes between Palestinian and Israeli forces in the Tabqa area south of Hebron.

Locals said Akram Jamal was attacked by the dog after Israeli forces released it. The forces refused to allow a Red Crescent team to give him first aid before detaining him.

Also Friday, Palestinians tossed Molotov cocktails at an Israeli military patrol near al-Aroub, settler media reported. There were no reports of injury or damage.

(www.maannews.net / 03.02.2012)
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February 3, 2012 at 8:49 pm

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