Shots fired at police during Shfaram rioting

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 17, 2009 07:01

Shots were fired at police officers in Shfaram overnight Tuesday when they attempted to break up a riot that erupted between Druse and Christian youths in the town. At least ten bullets hit a police car, but no officers were hurt. Reinforcements were sent to the scene to control the rioters, and police also used a helicopter to monitor events on the ground.


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