One injured by IDF fire during clashes at Bil'in protest
LAST UPDATED: 04/15/2011 20:51
Military officials say demonstrations more violent than usual; Border Police officer injured after stone thrown at his face.
Palestinian protester and IDF soldier in Bil'in Photo: Reuters
IDF soldiers on Friday used live ammunition as security forces clashed with Palestinian and left-wing demonstrators who were protesting against the separation fence in Bil'in. As a result, a demonstrator was injured during the weekly protest.
The IDF confirmed that live fire was used, while military officials said Friday's demonstration was unusually violent.RELATED:IDF: Bil’in protester’s death unconnected to tear gasIDF strikes back in the YouTube battle over Bil'in
A Border Police officer was lightly wounded by stones that were thrown at his face by the demonstrators.
The officer was treated at the scene and later taken to Beilinson Hospital.
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