Israel Bars its Citizens from Jericho

Published May 21st, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Israel barred its citizens Sunday from access to the West Bank town of Jericho, military sources were quoted by AFP Sunday as saying. 

The decision was taken, following an incident Sunday in which a two-year-old Israeli girl was seriously injured and two adults were lightly injured when a petrol bomb was thrown at the car in which they were traveling on a road outside the Palestinian town, said the Jerusalem Post Sunday. 

The daily added that the incident took place on a road around Jericho, which links Jerusalem to the center and north of Israeli territory - (Several Sources)  

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