3 police injured while evacuating illegal outpost

19.01.2012                      24.Tewet. 5772

Innenpolitik:

3 police injured while evacuating illegal outpost

Police, settlers clash during evacuation of Yissa Bracha outpost in W. Bank; 6 settlers lightly hurt, 6 arrested.

Three police and six settlers were injured overnight Wednesday when hundreds of security forces clashed with local residents while evacuating six illegally constructed homes in the Yissa Bracha outpost near the Mitzpe Yericho settlement in the West Bank.
Settlers claimed to be peacefully protesting the action when they were attacked by security forces wielding tear gas, while police reported encountering settler violence upon their arrival at the scene….