Israeli security forces yesterday clamped a curfew on the market place in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank of Jordan where earlier 10 people had been injured by a hand grenade.
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Background: Israeli security forces yesterday clamped a curfew on the market place in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank of Jordan where earlier 10 people had been injured by a hand grenade. Israeli police were reported to have rounded up between 1-hundred and 150 men in the market place for identity checks, but it was not known how many were detained.
Seven young Argentinians were among the injured when a grenade was tossed at the truck in which they were travelling through the market place. A spokesman at the Jerusalem Hospital said none of them was seriously injured, although two Argentinians had broken legs.
The injured were among a party of 25 members of a northern Israel settlements who were touring the Hebron area. Twenty of them were Argentinians who had been in Israel four months.