Wednesday, May 24, 2006

IDF escapes with their lives

Ynet: Four Palestinians were killed Wednesday afternoon in an IDF operation in Ramallah. An IDF soldier was lightly wounded by stones hurled and him and was evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. IDF troops entered the city in the afternoon to arrest Mohammad Shubaki, the Islamic Jihad leader in Qalqiliya. The army said gunmen opened fire at troops while Palestinian youths hurled stones and Molotov cocktails.Soldiers fired rounds in the air to disperse the crowd. Three of four identified gunmen were killed when the soldiers returned fire, and the fourth one died from his wounds later on..... Officers praised the successful arrest of Shubaki, who they said had planned a terror attack in Israel. He was taken into interrogation by security forces. Following the arrest, the forces left the city. -------------------------------------------------- Arutzsheva: IDF ground forces rushed into the city to rescue the embattled unit. Hundreds of Arabs attacked the army reinforcements and chased them as they drove away from the square. One soldier was lightly wounded from a rock thrown at him during the clash. Four Arabs were killed and some 30 injured in the battle, according to Haaretz. IDF troops arrested. The demonstrators continued to riot after the unit pulled out of the city...
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