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May 15, 2012 8:42 am

Civilians and Military Targeted in Palestinian Violence During “Nakba Day”

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Protestors outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo in 2011. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Palestinians threw stones at Israeli civilians and IDF forces in the West Bank and security forces responded with crowd dispersal means at events marking the Palestinian “Nakba Day” in a number of locations. Events marking Nakba Day (the Day of Catastrophe marking the anniversary of the establishment of Israel and the creation of the Palestinian diaspora) included a series of demonstrations and rallies in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as well as a number of neighboring Arab countries.

The Jerusalem Post is reporting live on the day’s occurrences, with hundreds attending Nakba Day protests in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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