Israeli army clashes with Palestinian residents in Ramallah-area village, closes entrance to village

Israeli occupation forces tonight stormed the village of Nabi Saleh to the northwest of Ramallah, spurring clashes with residents, according to local sources.

Clashes broke out between Israeli army soldiers and the villagers, during which forces tear gas canisters toward the residents, however, no injuries were reported.

Israeli forces further set up a military checkpoint at the entrance to the village, preventing residents from entering or leaving, and causing heavy traffic congestion.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency