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Clashes as police evacuate illegal West Bank outpost near Jerusalem

Several youths tie themselves to a structure at the site, which police has evacuated numerous times in the past

File: Israeli settlers at the illegal West Bank outpost of Oz Zion, December 30, 2012 (FLASH90)
File: Israeli settlers at the illegal West Bank outpost of Oz Zion, December 30, 2012 (FLASH90)

Clashes were reported Monday morning between police and West Bank settlers as officers evacuated a tiny illegal outpost north of Jerusalem.

According to settlers, two families and several youths live in Oz Zion, north of Jerusalem.

Israel National News reported that several young men had tied themselves to one of the structures at the scene.

The outpost has been evacuated numerous times in the past, but has repeatedly been repopulated.

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