Police, rioters clash in south for 2nd straight night amid protests against tree planting

Police say they are working to disperse rioters at a police post in Tel Sheva and in the nearby town of Segev Shalom, a day after riots by local Bedouin residents over forestation work in the area.

A police statement says the situation is “under control.”

“The Israel Police allows freedom of protest and deals with rioting and displays of violence with determination and with zero tolerance,” the statement says.

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