IDF Arrests Arab, Leftist Attackers in Judea (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gil Ronen 05/30/12)
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Dozens of Arabs and leftists went on a rampage outside the village of
Tekoa in Gush Etzion Wednesday, in the fourth such incident this
IDF soldiers stopped the rioters a few meters away from the
community´s outer limit and declared the place a closed military
zone. The activists refused to leave and began physically attacking
the soldiers, as well as one of the Jewish residents who arrived on
The soldiers proceeded to arrest the activists.
Gush Etzion Regional Authority Head Davidi Perl issued a statement
following the incident in which he warned against allowing the
recurring events to continue.
"There is a group of anarchists that comes here regularly in order to
confront the army and create provocations," he wrote. "We
emphatically demand that the military issue distancing orders against
the inciters immediately."
There have been numerous rock ambushes against motorists near Tekoa
recently as well. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/30/12)
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