Nablus village road opens after demonstration
Hundreds of Palestinians joined in a popular demonstration after Friday prayers in Qaryot village south of Nablus, before opening a road which was closed during the intifada Maan reproted
Palestinian Authority official Ghassan Doughlas said residents were tired of Israeli measures which require them to travel 16 km through bypass roads in order to reach their homes, after a direct route was closed.
Israeli authorities stood by as Palestinian bulldozers opened the road, although they called on the crowd to calm down, Doughlas added.
Separately in Kafr Qalil, south of Nablus, medical officials say two teenagers were admitted to Rafidia hospital after sustaining injuries in a clash with Israeli forces in a nearby village.
Muhammad Mansour, 13, and Samer Mansour, 14, suffered bone fractured and bruises after being beaten, medics said.