Press service of the IDF reported that Palestinians in Judea and Samaria was arrested 17 rioters. Five people were arrested in the Hebron area, nine in the area of the checkpoint «Nitzanei Shalom», one near the Arab village of Anata, one in Abu dis and another one in Beit Umar.
Detainees handed over to investigators from the Shin bet for further investigation.
The army’s press service notes that the clashes with the security forces was attended by several thousand Arabs, residents of the Palestinian authority and Israel. They threw at police and soldiers of Molotov cocktails, stones and burning tyres.
In addition, in the evening, began the protest at several points on the border of the Gaza strip and Israel. The inhabitants thrown into the side of the barrier on the border of the stones and burn tires. In a few cases, soldiers had to fire warning shots to force the rioters to move away from the security fence.
Press service of the IDF notes that it is also being tested reports of casualties the Palestinians in the clashes.