(IDF Announcement) Events Following Violent Riot near Qusra

Date: 23/09/2011, 5:45 PM    

A mutual rock hurling incident that occurred earlier this afternoon between Israeli civilians and approximately 300 Palestinians near the village of Qusra incited a violent riot, during which Palestinians hurled rocks at security personnel. During the riot, security personnel used riot dispersal means and eventually, live fire. As a result, Palestinian sources reported that three rioters were injured. Initial reports suggest that one of them was wounded and subsequently, passed away.

 

The IDF and the Palestinian Security Authority is jointly investigating the incident.