At least 10 Palestinians hurt in IDF raids in West Bank
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At least 10 Palestinians hurt in IDF raids in West Bank

Palestinian media reports say some of those injured in Dura clashes hit by live fire; 4 others arrested near Ramallah

Illustrative photo of IDF soldiers in the West Bank on January 17, 2016 (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
Illustrative photo of IDF soldiers in the West Bank on January 17, 2016 (AFP/Menahem Kahana)

At least 10 Palestinian were injured in clashes with the IDF in the West Bank village of Dura early Wednesday morning after troops attempted to arrest suspects in the Hebron area.

The military was conducting operations to arrest wanted Palestinians in the area of the village, the Walla news site reported.

Riots reportedly broke out against the soldiers, who responded with crowd-control munitions, injuring the 10 Palestinians.

Palestinian media reported that some of them were wounded by live fire.

The IDF confirmed troops used live fire from Ruger sniper rifles and riot dispersal measures to fend off Palestinians who attacked the soldiers with stones, firebombs and burning tires.

Palestinians posted photos of the clashes between the IDF and Palestinians on social media.

At least four Palestinian suspects were also arrested overnight in the villages of Deir Abu Mashal and Bira, near Ramallah.

 

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