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Arab land protests die down; Nakba Day, Naksa Day and prisoner day are next

As Land Day protests die down, IDF spokesman says army is pleased with handling of riots,
in which only one Palestinian was reported killed and dozens were injured.
"Overall, no dramatic incidents took place, and the security forces in the Palestinian cities did not allow the demonstrations to spread," IDF Spokesman said.

The spokesman stressed that the soldiers stuck to the rules of engagement, which required the troops to verbally warn protesters to stay away from the border, use various means of crowd dispersal and fire warning shots before resorting to shooting the protesters in the legs, should they not heed the previous deterrence methods.

noted that the army is already preparing for the next round of demonstrations, expected in the coming months.

"The challenge will be to deal with the upcoming memorial days, including Nakba Day, Naksa Day and especially Prisoner Da

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Added: Mar-30-2012 Occurred On: Mar-30-2012
By: aydeo
Other Middle East
Tags: Arab land protests, Palestinians, West bank, Gaza
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