Left-wing activists, Palestinians and settlers clash near Bat Ayin

Some 20 left-wing activists and Palestinian protesters clashed with a dozen settlers near the settlement of Bat-Ayin, south of Jerusalem, on Saturday morning. IDF and Border Police forces separated the two groups, who were hurling rocks at each other, and returned the settlers to their homes. Security forces detained three left-wing activists for questioning. There were no reports of casualties in the incident.