Israeli Army Fire Tear Gas Into Town and Create Checkpoint at Entrance to Beit Ommar

14 October 2011

September 14th October: Israeli soldiers fired tear gas into residential areas of Beit Ommar.
In addition to the tear gas, the army stopped and searched cars entering and leaving the village.

Due to the ongoing Palestinian solidarity and support of the prisoners` hunger strike the army do not want the residents of Beit Ommar to leave their town or to use Route 60.

The main entrance to the town was closed for several hours in the night, and a road block were put up by the entrance to the fruit market.