עימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברון
Palestinian protesters hurl firebomb near Hebron
Photo: EPA
Palestinian protesters hurl firebomb near Hebron

Palestinian rioters hurl firebombs at IDF troops near Ramallah

Palestinians have been demonstrating daily over the Trump peace plan revealed last week in Washington that the PA has rejected outright; some military vehicles catch fire, no injuries reported

Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun |
Updated: 02.05.20 , 17:13
Dozens of Palestinians rioted at the entrance to the West Bank city of al Bireh, near Ramallah, on Wednesday.
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  • The protesters hurled rocks and firebombs at Israeli military vehicles as they were leaving the area after making arrests.
    Some of the IDF vehicles caught fire as they hit were by firebombs.
    Violent protests near Ramallah
    On Monday, a Border Patrol officer took a direct hit from a firebomb hurled at him near Hebron, when Palestinian rioters protesting the Trump peace plan clashed with troops.
    עימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברוןעימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברון
    Palestinian protesters hurl firebomb near Hebron
    (Photo: EPA)
    The Palestinians have rejected the plan for the Middle East unveiled last week by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House.
    עימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברוןעימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברון
    Border Patrol officer hit by firebomb near Hebron
    The plan stipulates a demilitarized Palestinian state will be established on 70% of the West Bank and Israel will extend its sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and all Jewish settlements in the disputed territory.
    Demonstrations have been taking place daily in Palestinian areas since the plan was revealed.
    פלסטינים זורקים אבנים ובקבוקי תבערה לעבר כוחות צה"ל סמוך לרמאללהפלסטינים זורקים אבנים ובקבוקי תבערה לעבר כוחות צה"ל סמוך לרמאללה
    Palestinians throw stones and firebombs at IDF troops near Ramallah
    Security cooperation between the IDF and the Palestinian Authority continues despite comments by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who rejected the plan outright at an Arab League emergency meeting in Cairo on Saturday.
    עימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברוןעימותים בין שוטרי מג"ב לפלסטינים באזור חברון
    Palestinian protests on the West Bank
    (Photo: EPA)
    Abbas has vowed to halt all cooperation with Israel and the United States due to the plan, which he called "nonsnse.
    “We are informing you that there will be no relations with you [Israel] and the United States, including on security cooperation,” Abbas announced, adding that Israel will have to “bear responsibility as an occupying power.”

    First published: 14:56 , 02.05.20
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