alei ayin 311.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Five people were arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with an incident earlier in the day, in which a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the Binyamin Police commander's car, setting it ablaze.
Thursday afternoon, Border
Police and Civil Administration authorities demolished the Ga'on Yarden
settlement outpost in the Binyamin region of the West Bank, in which several buildings were illegally built. It was the second demolition carried out in one day.
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movement for building Judea and Samarea" responded to the latest
demolition, saying, "Violent demolition attempts will not stop us and
won't weaken our hand. Our spirit is with us, and we are steadfast in
continuing to build the land [of Israel]"
Earlier Thursday, six police officers and five settlers were injured as IDF, Border Police and Police forces along with the Civil Administration demolished four illegal structures built in the West Bank settlement of Alei Ayin in the early morning hours.
Three people were arrested for attacking police officers and throwing rocks. The Binyamin Police commander's car was completely burnt from a Molotov cocktail.
In an attempt to stop authorities from carrying out the demolition,
settlers blocked routes leading to the outpost and threw rocks at
In March, a violent clash between police and settlers
at the Givat Ronen outpost in Samaria erupted during a police arrest operation.
said that suspects hurled rocks at a patrol car, causing extensive
damage, and punctured the car’s tires. Officers were also pelted with
rocks in that incident.
Police sprayed pepper spray in response. A back-up police force that arrived on the scene was also targeted with rocks.
Police arrested nine people for assaulting cops and interfering with a police officer.