Israeli policemen injured in clash with Palestinians


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli security services clashed with Palestinians and activists outside of a prison near Ramallah.

Three border police officers were injured in Wednesday’s demonstration by about 200 protesters calling for the release of 10 Palestinians who were arrested Sunday in Bethlehem. Two protesters were arrested.

One of the prisoners held in the Ofer prison is ruling party Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki.

The demonstrators reportedly tried to break through the Bitunia crossing to reach the prison.

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