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Video: Land Day Riot in Bethlehem

Soldiers in a watchtower in Bethlehem caught Arab rioters hurling stones and firebombs at their position on video.

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Land Day Riot in Bethlehem
Land Day Riot in Bethlehem
IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Land Day turned violent Friday when Arabs began hurling Molotov cocktails and stones at soldiers near the Kalandia checkpoint north of Jerusalem, and Bethlehem to the south.

A video taken by IDF soldiers in a watchtower in Bethlehem showed rioters massing at the security fence and hurling stones and firebombs at their position.

The soldiers inside can be heard reporting a "balagan" – great chaos or confusion – to their commanders and calling for reinforcements via radio while taking video with their personal smart phones.