- Title: WEST BANK: Israeli soldiers clash with Palestinians during army raid in Jenin
- Date: 18th March 2006
- Summary: PALESTINIAN CHILDREN PRAYING NEAR MEMORIAL
- Embargoed: 2nd April 2006 13:00
- Topics: International Relations,Defence / Military
- Reuters ID: LVA6SEZ4U1AQC1DZXOU7KMKBQRQR
- Story Text: Israeli army on Saturday (March 18) continued to raid the West Bank city of Jenin, in search for militants, an army source said.
The soldiers clashed with Palestinian youths who hurled stones at the Israeli vehicles. Israeli troops responded by firing tear gas, but no injuries were reported.
During the night the army demolished several buildings, Palestinian witnesses said.
On Friday (March 18) a 14-year-old Palestinian girl was killed by gunfire in a village near the town of Jenin, local medics said.
An Israeli army spokesman confirmed that there was a military activity in the area but gave no further details.
Palestinian witnesses said that the girl and another child were in a taxi when Israeli troops fired towards the vehicle, killing the girl and injuring the boy.
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