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Palestinian protesters clash with IDF over security prisoners’ hunger strikes

Some 100 Palestinians take part in violent protests today at a number of sites in the West Bank in solidarity with Palestinian security prisoners carrying out hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

Protesters outside Ramallah throw rocks and firebombs at IDF soldiers and Border Police, who respond with crowd-dispersal weapons. Eight protesters are injured in the clash.

In Jenin, soldiers reported being targeted by live fire. No one was hurt in the encounter.

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