3 Border Police, 1 IDF officer injured in Nakba protests

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
May 15, 2012 18:09

Three Border Police officers and one IDF officer were lightly injured in Nakba Day protests at the Kalandiya checkpoint near Jerusalem and at Beitunia near the Ofer Prison on Tuesday. Dozens of Palestinians were injured in clashes that were still taking place.

Hundreds of Palestinians protested at the two crossings, some throwing stones and Molotov cocktails. IDF and police forces responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and other crowd dispersal tools.

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