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  9/23/2011, Elul 24, 5771

Riot in Kiryat Arba after Arab Hit by Car


A disturbance by Arabs broke out on Friday, next to the gas station on Route 60 at the entrance to Kiryat Arba, after an Arab was hit and seriously injured by a car there. Other Arabs gathered and started hitting security forces who arrived on the scene while efforts were made to take care of the victim.

Police and Border Guards arrested some of the rioters and were forced to fire rubber bullets at others. Authorities are investigating the striking of the pedestrian.

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