Busload of soldiers attacked after mistakenly entering Palestinian town

A female officer who was in the vehicle was wounded by a stone.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV, TAL LEV RAM/MAARIV, JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 16, 2018 19:50
Kalandia clashes

Kalandia clases GALLERY_2. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)

 
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A busload of IDF soldiers was attacked after mistakenly entering the Kalandiya refugee camp outside of Jerusalem on Sunday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

A female officer and two soldiers who were in the vehicle were wounded by stones, the IDF said.

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Israeli border police arrested three Palestinian suspects who threw stones in the incident, a police statement said. Two of those arrested were residents of Ramallah and Kalandiya, and the third suspect did not have identifying documents.

Security forces rescued the troops and returned them to Israeli territory, and the wounded were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment.

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