Mideast: three wounded after Israeli army enters Nablus

Israeli soldiers search homes in various West Bank locations

02 May, 12:27

    (ANSAmed) - TEL AVIV, MAY 2 - One Israeli soldier and two Palestinians were wounded last night in incidents that broke out in the Casbah, or ancient citadel, of the autonomous West Bank city of Nablus, local sources reported Friday.

    At least 30 Israeli military jeeps entered Nablus as soldiers searched several houses and seized arms and ammunition, a military spokesman said in Tel Aviv.

    Palestinian National Authority security forces did not intervene.

    Young local activists tried to oppose the Israeli military, using homemade hand grenades. Two people were arrested.

    Also last night, incidents occurred in the Balata refugee camp near Nablus as well as other West Bank locations, where the Israeli army conducted searches.(ANSAmed).

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