Wednesday, July 27, 2016

House demolitions in Qalandia spark clashes; woman shot at checkpoint

July 26, 2016

The Israeli army razed 11 Palestinian homes in Qalandia and the surrounding area on Monday night and into the morning Tuesday. Later on Tuesday, a woman was shot in the legs at Qalandia checkpoint while allegedly attempting to stab a soldier.

House demolitions in Qalandia spark clashes; woman shot at checkpoint
House demolitions in Qalandia spark clashes; woman shot at checkpoint




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Gaza‘s Erez crossing open to commercial traffic for first time since 2007
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