Palestinians, left-wing activists riot near Beit Jala fence

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 23, 2010 16:24

Dozens of Palestinians and left-wing activists gathered on Sunday afternoon near the security barrier in Beit Jala, near Bethlehem.

The protesters hurled rocks at security forces, who used tear gas to retaliate.

The IDF declared the area a closed military zone and arrested six of the rioters.


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