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Israeli settlers march to West Bank outpost as Jerusalem tension spikes

Under heavy security, thousands of Israelis, including far-right leaders, are marching to wildcat West Bank Eviatar outpost.
An Israeli soldier takes aim during a protest by Palestinians in the village of Beita, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on April 10, 2023, against a march by settlers to the nearby Israeli outpost of Eviatar. (Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP) (Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images)

Thousands of Israelis are marching Monday from the West Bank the Tapuach junction toward wildcat Eviatar outpost following clashes early Monday afternoon between Palestinian residents of the nearby Beita village and Israeli security forces.

Ahead of the march, Palestinians threw stones at the Israeli soldiers, who responded with tear gas grenades. The Red Crescent said two people were injured by rubber bullets. 

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