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8 injured in clashes in Ramallah

July 4, 2014 7:50 P.M. (Updated: July 5, 2014 3:52 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Eight Palestinians were injured in clashes that broke out after noon prayers near Qalandiya checkpoint in Ramallah.

Medical sources said two people were hit with live bullets, four with rubber-coated steel bullets, and two others were hit with tear-gas canisters.

The clashes broke out in different areas around an Israeli army watchtower.

Clashes also erupted at the northern entrance of al-Ram village, as Israeli forces closed the main entrance and fired live, rubber-coated bullets, and tear gas. No injuries were reported.

Palestinians also clashed with Israeli forces near Ofer detention center, without any injuries being reported.

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