Huge Palestinian Riot at Kever Rachel Dispersed by IDF

YERUSHALAYIM -
Palestinians protest in front of Israeli security forces as they mark Land Day outside the compound of the Israeli-run Ofer prison near Betunia on March 30, 2016. (Flash90)
Palestinians protest in front of Israeli security forces as they mark Land Day outside the compound of the Israeli-run Ofer prison near Betunia on March 30, 2016. (Flash90)

Israeli soldiers dispersed hundreds of Palestinian rioters near Kever Rochel on Wednesday.

The mob pelted the IDF unit stationed at the southern part of the site with rocks and firebombs, and were repelled with rubber bullets and other riot control means.

Another large-scale disorder occurred in the afternoon outside Ofer Prison on Route 443. There too, the IDF had to employ riot dispersal equipment to restore order. No injuries were reported in either incident.

At Kiryat Arba, a Palestinian terrorist attempted to run an Israeli motorist off the road. B’chasdei Shamayim, the motorist, a resident of Kiryat Arba, was unhurt.

Rock and firebomb throwing incidents were reported throughout the day on Wednesday in various locations, including: Hizma on the road from Yerushalayim to Binyamin, and Gush Etzion, in the Jenin area.

B’chasdei Shamayim, only minor property damage was reported.