Police attacked at wedding in Abu Ghosh

Police were attacked at a wedding in Abu Ghosh on Thursday night, after responding to calls that fireworks were being set off, according to a police spokesperson.

Wedding-goers shot fireworks and threw stones at police at the scene.

One policeman was injured in the head and needed medical attention.

The wedding-goers were pre-warned that fireworks were not permitted earlier in the night.

A warning shot was fired in the air as police feared for their lives according to a police spokesperson.

Two suspects have been arrested for attacking police as well as a suspected illegal resident from Jenin, police also detained the owner of the venue for questioning. 

Police spokesperson: "We will act hard against any manifestation of violence in general, and particularly when directed towards police officers, the identification of those involved in it and the prosecution of them accordingly."