posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 11:22 AM
12:21 PM EDT Jun 24
NABLUS, West Bank (AP) - In one of the broadest operations in Nablus in months, dozens of Israeli soldiers on Thursday sealed off the old city with
barbed wire and cement blocks, while troops conducted house-to-house searches for militants. Two Palestinians were wounded in clashes, hospital
Troops in jeeps and bulldozers raided the city late Wednesday, exchanging fire with armed Palestinians and placing residents of Nablus' Casbah under
a strict curfew. During searches, troops found a belt with 20 kilograms of explosives, the army said.