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Arabs riot in Jerusalem following 'price tag' claims

Palestinians hurl stones, set tires on fire near Shuafat refugee camp. Arabs and left-wing activists say vehicles torched overnight after settlers' call for revenge. 'Any sensible person knows that we don’t set fire on Shabbat,' rightist says in response

Shmulik Grossman Published: 03.20.10, 15:14 / Israel News

Palestinians hurled stones and set fire to tires near a roadblock in the Shuafat refugee camp in north Jerusalem on Saturday afternoon. Border Guard and IDF forces dispersed the protestors using tear gas. There were no reports of injuries.

Earlier, Arab residents of east Jerusalem said that "price tag" calls made by West Bank settlers had led to the torching of several vehicles in the neighborhoods of Ras al-Amud and Wadi Joz on Friday night.

A police source confirmed to Ynet that a private car had been set on fire on Salah al-Din Street and that a

Added: Mar-20-2010 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: Arabs, Riots, jerusalem, Left-Wing Activists, Vehicles, Torched
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