In the area of PPC «Beitunia», near Jerusalem, police and border policeman arrested two adult men and two teenage boys threw stones at the security personnel.
The press service of the police reports that dozens of protesters in support of Palestinian prisoners serving sentences in Israeli prisons, participated in the riots at the checkpoint «Beitunia». The rioters had blocked the road leading to the checkpoint, burned tires and threw stones at soldiers and border guards.
The riots lasted for several hours. Israeli soldiers were forced to use non-lethal weapons to disperse the demonstration. In addition, border guards were shooting occurring. The police intend to use videos and photos as evidence.
One of the offenders tried to escape from the scene. However, when trying to cross barbed wire he cut my hand. The offender received the necessary medical assistance, after which he was taken to the police station.