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IDF arresting suspect in Ramallah (archive)

A unit of IDF special forces on Monday morning clashed with Arabs at the al-Am’ari refugee camp in Ramallah, Israel Radio reported. The special forces soldiers were on their way to arrest a Fatah -Tanzim terrorist who is known as a weapons dealer. One of the soldiers was lightly injured from a thrown rock. Palestinian media reported that at least 28 Arabs were injured and required medical care.

The wanted man was not at home, but three of his associates were arrested.

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Local Arabs told Ma’an that youth in the area “tried to defend” the home, throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails at Israeli forces, who responded with rubber-coated bullets and tear gas.

An IDF spokesperson said that “dozens of rioters hurled homemade explosive devices and rocks at [Israeli] forces. [The] forces called the rioters to stop the violence using riot dispersal means. Upon the continued assault the forces responded, shooting at the main instigators.”

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