Palestinians Injured in Clashes With IDF as Israelis Visit West Bank Holy Site

At least three Palestinians were injured during clashes near a holy site in the West Bank late Wednesday, March 15, according to Palestinian and Israeli media.

Footage from the Palestinian outlet Filistin Post shows a fire burning as people throw gas canisters toward military vehicles.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Palestinians threw explosives, and there was an exchange of gunfire.

The Palestinian outlet Raya said tear gas and sound bombs were used by the IDF during the confrontation.

According to the IDF, the clashes took place as the military was securing the area for Jewish worshippers to visit Joseph’s Tomb. Credit: Filistin Post via Storyful