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Palestinians riot near Rachel's Tomb

Some 50 Palestinian stone security forces in northern Bethlehem; one soldier lightly hurt

Elior Levy
Published: 01.16.13, 20:56 / Israel News

Some 50 Palestinians rioted Wednesday near Rachel's Tomb in northern Bethlehem.


The rioters stoned security forces and hurled some 18 Molotov cocktails and nine pipe bombs at the troops.


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One soldier sustained mild injuries and was treated on site. Security forces used crowd-control measures to disperse the riot.


One of the pipe bombs thrown at the soldiers hit the nearby security fence and damaged it.


Yoav Zitun contributed to this report


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