Israeli Army Raids Jenin Area village, Clashes Break Out

JENIN, August 22, 2013 (WAFA) – An Israeli army force raided Thursday the village of Jaba, near Jenin in the north of the West Bank, leading to confrontations between residents and the force, according to security sources and witnesses.

They said residents in Jaba clashed with the soldiers throwing rocks at them and the soldiers responded by firing tear gas and rubber bullets. A number of people were treated for tear gas suffocation.

No reason was given for the raid on the village.

Soldiers raided as well several neighborhoods in the city of Jenin apparently in search of activists but there were no reports of arrests.

A resident of Jenin refugee camp was shot and killed on Tuesday during clashes between residents and soldiers following an army raid of the camp to arrest activists.

source:WAFA NEWS