'If there will be no respite, blood will be shed'

Head of Binyamin Regional Council Pinhas Wallerstein, talking about the violence in the evacuation of Amona on Wednesday, warned that "If there is not going to be a respite, then blood will be shed" He said what he saw at the scene was the most severe violence he had ever seen in his life. In an Army Radio interview, Wallerstein insisted that the violence was mutual. The council head reported that many arms and legs were broken, and that MK Effi Eitam had his head opened by a club. He insisted that local leadership is expending much effort at stopping youths from throwing stones at security forces.