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Settlers, Palestinians clash in Hebron

Israeli teen mildly hurt after being stoned; ensuing skirmish between settlers, Palestinians leaves one Palestinian youth injured

Palestinians threw stones at two Israeli teenage girls who were walking towards Givat Ha'avot neighborhood in the West Bank city of Hebron.


One of the teens suffered a fracture to her hand and was treated at a local medical center.


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According to Palestinian sources, shortly after the incident, which took place on Tuesday night, a group of settlers arrived at several Palestinian homes in Hebron, called their owners out and confronted them about the incident.


The sources added that one Palestinian youth was injured in the ensuing skirmish. The Palestinian claim the man suffered serious injuries. His exact condition is unknown.


IDF and police forces were called to the scene to break up the fight.


Palestinian sources further claimed that IDF forces raided several of the city's Palestinian homes in response to the incident and that during the raid the forces used tear and stun grenades.


Itamar Fleishman contributed to this report



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