In pictures: Arrests and clashes in the village of Al-Tur after burning a police vehicle
August 28, 2015

The occupation forces arrested three Jerusalemites from the village of Al-Tur after violent clashes broke out in the village. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the forces arrested the 15-year old Khader Wael Abu Ghannam, 22-year old Ahmad Mohammad Abulhawa and the young man Mohammad Abu Ghannam. The center was informed that a police vehicle caught on fire after it was targeted by a Molotov Cocktail in the main street of Al-Tur. Witnesses explained that the forces raided the village and randomly fired live ammunition, rubber bullets and sound grenades and infantry units raided the main street and some of the village’s roads looking for the young men. The forces also raided the coffee shop of Abu Ghannam in Al-0Tur and arrested the child Khader Abu Ghannam after assaulting and severely beating him. The sound grenades led to the burning of the courtyard of Abu Laban’s home. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was also informed that the forces arrested the two young men Abulhawa and Abu Ghannam while they were putting up a tent in Al-Khalleh Street in preparation for a young man’s wedding. Several young men threw Molotov Cocktails towards the settlers’ vehicle in Ein Al-Lozeh Street and a large Israeli force was deployed in the area afterwards.