Nablus , ALRAY- Violent clashes erupted Thursday at dawn between Palestinians and Israeli settlers at Joseph's Tomb after being stormed by dozens of Jewish Israelis and performing religious rituals there.
Witnesses said big bus carried the settlers, escorted by a large number of Israeli military jeeps stormed the Tomb.
They added that IOF fired rubber bullets , tear gas canisters and stun grenades at young Palestinian men who pelted military vehicles with stones and empty bottles .
Several injuries and suffocation cases among Palestinians were reported and a state of panic prevailed in the place.
Clashes lasted for hours, before the withdrawing of Israeli patrols towards Hawara refugee camp south of the city.
Israelis settlers break into Joseph's Tomb, claiming that it was the Prophet Joseph peace be upon him, while the historical novels stressing that the funerary is to Sheikh Yusef Dweikat, a local religious figure.
The occupation forces stormed the village of Burqa to the northwest of Nablus, and handed Maan Haji,15, a summon to appear before the Israeli intelligence.