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LIVE UPDATES: 13.10.2015

October 13, 2015
Section: [Main News]
Tags: [Jerusalem] [West Bank]


Tuesday sees violent tensions escalate across the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, as protests against the occupation sweep the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. Since Oct. 1, 26 Palestinians have been killed, at least 55 Palestinians injured with live fire, and 77 injured by rubber-coated steel bullets.
6:30 P.M. Palestinian confirmed dead by Palestinian medics in Bethlehem.  Moataz Zawahra, 27, from Al-Dehesha refugee camp was killed by the Israeli army during clashes near the seperation wall in Bethlehem. 
4:50 P.M. Clashes taking place near the Israeli settlement of Beit El.
4:42 P.M. Clashes taking place at Fawwar Refugee Camp in the Hebron Governate. 
4:30 P.M. Reports emerging of young man shot in 'Atara near Ramllah.
4:30 P.M. Clashes are taking place by Al-Quds University in the town of Abu Dis, occupied East Jerusalem. IDF forces enter campus, reportedly arresting four men and injuring dozens with tear gas. University interior damaged. 
4:25 P.M. Two Palestinians reportedly shot by live fire during clashes at Beit Furik.
2:40 P.M. Israel closes the Erez border crossing into Gaza as at least 200 Gazans protest at the border. At least seven Palestinians have been injured by tear gas and rubber bullets fired by the IDF along the border. 
2:40 P.M. Clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces have reportedly broken out near Huwara, in the Nablus Governate of the West Bank.
1:20 P.M. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold an emergency meeting of the security cabinet at 3.p.m. today. Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett is set to demand East Jerusalem and West Bank are put on lockdown. The Israeli Public Security Minister is considering a lockdown of East Jerusalem, and The Agriculture Minister has called for a lockdown of East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

12:54 P.M. Israeli police confirm 3 Israelis have died from today's shooting and stabbing attacks, with at least two Palestinian suspects shot dead. 

12:50 P.M. Updated report on stabbing attack in Kiryat Ata states Jewish Israeli man attacked another Jewish Israeli after mistaking him for a Palestinian. 

12:30 P.M. Clashes begin between Palestinians and Israeli forces at Qalandia checkpoint, tear gas fired by Israeli forces. 

12:30 P.M. Stabbing attack reported in Kiryat Ata, near Haifa, northern Israel. 

11:50 A.M. Palestinian wounded in attack by Jewish Israeli in Netanya.

11:50 A.M. One reported dead and dozens injured during clashes with IDF in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza.

11:45 A.M. Mayor of Jerusalem requests full closure of Palestinian neighbourhoods in Jerusalem. 

11:30 A.M. Attack reported in Tel Aviv, man stabbed near Central Bus Station. 

10:56 A.M. Shooting incident reported near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. 

10:42 A.M. Second stabbing attack in Ra'anana. Attacker arrested by police. 

10:20 A.M. Palestinian reportedly drives car into a bus stop, exits vehicle and stabs passengers. Alaa Abu Jamal was later shot by Israeli police and taken into custody.  

10:10 A.M. Two Palestinians reported to have entered bus and attacked passengers in Jabal al-Mukabbir in Occupied East Jerusalem. One is reported to have had a gun, the other a knife. One Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israel police, the other was shot and wounded. One Israeli reportedly killed and 15 injured in the attack. 

9:00 A.M. Stabbing attack in city of Ra'anana in central Israel. Palestinian, 22, sustains serious injuries after allegedly attempting to stab Israeli civlian at a bus station. Palestinian reportedly from East Jerusalem. 


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