West Bank Clashes Continue in Palestinian Uprising
Two Palestinians were lightly wounded by rubber bullets Thursday in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank, witnesses said.
The clashes at an Israeli checkpoint near the western entrance of Beni Naim, an Arab village some five kilometers (three miles) north of Hebron, began after a march by some 300 Palestinians -- some of them armed -- from Fateh, the political faction of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
The march was organized to support both Arafat and the continuation of the month-long Intifada or uprising in which 140 people have been killed, nearly all of them Arabs -- HEBRON (AFP)
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