DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 12, 2016, 9:09 PM (IDT)
Rioting broke out in the Ras al-Amud and Sheikh Jarrah areas of Jerusalem on Wednesday evening, with Palestinians blocking streets and throwing stones and firebombs at Israeli security forces. Large numbers of elite Israeli police and border policemen were on the scene. Meanwhile, in the village of Naalin south of Jerusalem, a number of Palestinians approached IDF troops and opened fire on them, but none of the troops were wounded. Several Palestinians were arrested and taken in for questioning during a manhunt for the shooters.
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