Israeli policemen beat elderly palestinian to death

Israeli policemen have beaten to death a 63-old Palestinian shepherd, Mahmud Hreibat, independent Qatar television channel Al-Djezira reported on Saturday, a RIA Novosti correspondent writes.

According to this report, the incident occurred near Hebron on the West Bank. On Friday, several dozen Palestinians were injured in a clash with Palestinian soldiers on the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip.

Two Israeli women were also wounded, one of them seriously, when Palestinians pelted their car with stones on a road near Bethlehem. According to Palestinian medical sources, Israeli soldiers, apart from rubber bullets, also used conventional ones. As a result, 8 Palestinian youths were critically injured in the Gaza Strip, with two of them, aged 13 and 14, now in extremely grave condition.