Kalandiya: IDF uses ‘Scream’ anti-riot device for 1st time

Demonstrators burn tires, throw stones at security forces; IDF uses new non-lethal sonic crowd dispersal weapon; injured man treated on scene.

A Palestinian wounded at the Kalandiya checkpoint 311 (R) (photo credit: REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)
A Palestinian wounded at the Kalandiya checkpoint 311 (R)
(photo credit: REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)
The army faced off against a violent demonstration near the Kalandiya checkpoint on Wednesday, activating the “Scream” for the first time, in an effort to disperse the crowd.
The device emits penetrating bursts of sound that leave rioters dizzy and nauseated.
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