Clashes in Wad Al-Joz and Al-Tur in Jerusalem
January 23, 2015

Clashes broke out on Friday night in the neighborhoods of Wad Al-Joz and Al-Tur in Jerusalem. The occupation forces randomly fired tear gas and sound grenades as well as rubber bullets in Al-Tur towards the passers-by, houses and Al-Maqased hospital and the young men responded by throwing stones and firecrackers. The forces detained one young man near Al-Maqased hospital and severely beat him and also detained nearly 15 young men near the hospital and forced them to sit on the ground; they were released after half an hour. Limited clashes also broke out in the neighborhood of Wad Al- Joz. On Thursday, several young men threw Molotov Cocktails at a settlers’ vehicle in the neighborhood of Ein Al-Lozeh in Silwan and the forces responded with sound grenades.