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Clashes reported in Silwan
01 : 35 PM - 21/04/2011
Jerusalem, April. 21 (BNA) -- Palestinian youths and Israeli forces clashed Wednesday in occupied East Jerusalem, residents said.

According to palestinian news agency Ma'an, Israeli forces were protecting settlers touring the Silwan area when the clashes broke out, said locals who called the visit provocative.

Young men blocked streets, burned tires, and threw stones, while Israel's forces launched stun grenades and fired tear-gas canisters.

There were no immediate reports of injury or damage in the incident.


BNA 0927 GMT 2011/04/21

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