Hundreds of Palestinians riot near security fence during Yom Kippur

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 19, 2018 20:31
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Hundreds of Palestinians rioted near the Gaza security fence during Yom Kippur, IDF spokesperson stated Wednesday evening.

Rioters set fire to tires and threw rocks and molotov cocktails at IDF soldiers, a hand grenade and an explosive device were also thrown, no injuries were reported and IDF forces responded to disperse the riots.

Two Palestinians were arrested by IDF forces when attempting to cross the security fence south of the Gaza strip.

20 Palestinians were able to cross the security fence south of the Gaza strip and turned back, one of them spraypainted an IDF position before returning.

Four Palestinians crossed the security fence in another incident and left a fuel can and matches near the security fence before returning to the Gaza strip. 

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