A policeman was lightly wounded in an altercation in Sheikh Jarrah Sunday night,
when police arrived on the scene of a street fight and arrested four Arab
After the arrest, other residents started throwing rocks at
the police forces. One policeman was hit in the head with a rock and lightly
hurt. He was treated on the scene.
The police fired two warning shots
into the air, and the crowd dispersed.
In a separate incident, a Molotov
cocktail was thrown at police and Border Police forces on patrol in the Givati
parking lot near the entrance to Silwan and the City of David. The Molotov
cocktail exploded, but there were no injuries. A sweep of the area by Border
Police found three other Molotov cocktails, and three suspects were arrested.