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3 Jews Wounded in Clashes with PA Arabs

Three Jews wounded in clashes that broke out with Palestinian Authority Arabs at the Talmonim bloc in the Binyamin region.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
First Publish: 5/5/2013, 6:04 AM

Arab rock throwers / archive
Arab rock throwers / archive
Israel news photo: Flash 90

Three Jews were wounded on Saturday night in clashes that broke out with Palestinian Authority Arabs at the Talmonim bloc in the Binyamin region.

One of the wounded Jews was taken to the Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva after being hit in the head by a rock and suffering moderate injuries. Two other people who suffered minor injuries were taken to the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.

The violence began after local Jewish residents held a protest march and demonstrated against the recent escalation in terror attacks in the region.

During the march, PA Arabs began throwing rocks at the demonstrators. The Arabs later claimed that the Jews infiltrated a nearby village and were the ones to start the violence, in which they claimed seven Arabs were wounded.

Border Police officers who arrived at the scene were able to calm the situation and return the quiet to the region.

Two IDF soldiers were injured on Friday as PA Arabs rioted in Judea and Samaria (Shomron).

One soldier was hit by a rock thrown during riots near Bethlehem. He was taken to hospital with light wounds.

On Friday afternoon a Border Police officer was lightly wounded in a riot near Kfar Kadum in Samaria.

In yet another riot, near Nebi Salah, an estimated 50 Arab men hurled stones at IDF soldiers. The troops responded with non-violent means of riot dispersal.

On Tuesday, Evyatar Borovsky of Yitzhar was killed in a stabbing attack at the Tapuach Junction.

On Thursday, a terrorist opened fire at two people in Wadi Kelt, near Mitzpeh Yericho. The two were attacked as they sat in a car.

The two people targeted, an Israeli woman from Mevaseret Tzion and a European tourist, were not hurt.

The two told police that they had been touring the area when they noticed an Arab man nearby acting suspiciously. When they returned to their car, he attempted to shoot them.