IDF arrests 3 Palestinians after Gilad Farm arson attack

February 28, 2012 19:14

The IDF arrested three Palestinians following an arson attack on the Gilad Farm outpost in the West Bank on Tuesday.

The army received a report that one of the homes in the outpost was set on fire, and arrived on the scene, an IDF spokesman said. By that stage, settlers and Palestinians had begun throwing rocks at one another, the spokesman added. Soldiers moved in to end the confrontation.

Two Palestinians were arrested on suspicion of carrying out the arson, and a third was arrested for attacking soldiers. The three suspects were handed over to Judea and Samaria police.

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