Hundreds of Palestinians Clash with Israeli Troops in Gaza
Hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip near the Karni junction, reported the Jerusalem Post newspaper.
No injuries were reported, according to the paper.
Israeli soldiers were firing volleys of rubber bullets in an effort to disperse the protesters, said the paper, adding that Palestinian police did not intervene to prevent the clashes.
AFP reported earlier that seven Palestinians were shot and wounded in the area as more than thirty students hurled stones at Israeli soldiers who were pulling back from the Karni junction.
The pulling back from came according to an agreement reached overnight between former prime minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to put an end to the deadly clashes that claimed the lives of more than 160 Palestinians and left over 4000 injured – Albawaba.com
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