Palestinians Report Clashes With IDF Troops Near Ramallah

A Palestinian sets fire to a tyre during clashes between hundreds of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers outside the Ofer prison after a march marking the 65th Nakba day or 'Day of Catastrophe' on May 15, 2013 in Betunia near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The Times of Israel reports: Palestinian media reported late Thursday that at least 13 Palestinians were hurt in clashes with IDF troops in a village near Ramallah.

The IDF was operating in the West Bank village of Mazra’a al-Arabiya, according to the reports, when locals confronted the troops.

There was no immediate confirmation from the army about the incident or any IDF operations in the area.

Palestinian Red Crescent medical crews reportedly took the wounded to hospitals in Ramallah.

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