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17 Oct 2019 | 10:19 AM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: One Palestinian shot after car incident in Ramallah October 16

Palestinian Territory News Alert

One Palestinian wounded following car incident near Ramallah on October 16; associated protests possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION Palestinian Territories, Palestinian Territories

Event

A Palestinian was shot and wounded by Border Police forces at the Al-Amari refugee camp located near Ramallah on Wednesday, October 16. The man was reportedly suspected of plotting a car ramming attack against police forces stationed there following a raid on the camp. Protests broke out in the camp following the incident and clashes between protesters and security forces took place.

Further associated protests are possible in Ramallah in the near-term. Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected around any demonstration site.

Advice

Individuals in Israel and the Palestinian Territories are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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