- Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 12:58
Confrontations launched between the Palestinian protesters and the Israeli occupation forces in the day that coincides the 64 anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe), 15th May.
Confrontations started between the Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters in al-Fwar refugee camp in Hebron, during a march launched from the refugee camp and headed to the main road. According to Israeli sources, Palestinian Youths threw stones and empty bottles on the settlers' cars and towards the soldiers.
Hebrew-language media said that confrontations also started at the main entrance of al-Aroub refugee camp as protesters threw stones on settlers' cars, while Israeli soldiers fired bullets and gas bombs towards the protesters.
In Bethlehem, marches headed to Rachel's Tomb area and threw stones and empty bottles on the Israeli military tower that centered on the Apartheid wall.
Palestinian sources said that strong confrontations also launched between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers. The policemen arrested a Palestinian boy, identified by locals as Mohammed Taha, in the east Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Issawiya. A force of Arabists arrested eight other boys from the same village.
Confrontations also happened at Shu'fat refugee camp, and two Palestinian were arrested, and on Qalandia military checkpoint.