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Destroyed IDF post at Yitzhar Photo: IDF Spokesman
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Ya'alon: We will not tolerate violence against security forces

Defense Minister speaks out over attack on Border Police officers, IDF post at Yitzhar settlement after illegal buildings demolished.

Yoav Zitun, Itay Blumenthal
Published: 04.08.14, 14:03 / Israel News

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon warned Tuesday that Israel would not "stand for" attacks on its security forces, after IDF reservists were targeted by rioting settlers incensed at the demolition of illegal structures at the Yitzhar settlement.

 

 

"In Yitzhar there are violent factions, but not all of the residents are violent," Ya'alon said. "We won't stand for factions that ultimately hurt the settlement, raise a hand against any element of the IDF, the Border Police, the Israel Police or civil administrators. The law applies to every citizen of Israel and these violent actions - we will deal with in any way necessary."

 

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Six Border Police officers were lightly hurt when far-right Israeli extremists attacked an IDF post used by reservists guarding the settlement, located in the northern West Bank.

 

The Border Policemen had begun to demolish illegal structures at the settlement when local residents began throwing stones at the troops. Two police officers required medical attention.

 

Settlers at Yitzhar slammed the demolition as a "price tag" attack carried out by the military in revenge for attacks on Israeli security personnel in recent days.

 

 

Representatives from the settlement expressed disagreement with the "total" destruction of military posts, but also blamed a "policy of collective punishment" and the allowance of violence by the police.

 

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