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April 05, 1985

Jerusalem police stormed El Ibrahimiya College on the Mount of Olives and arrested 130 Palestinian protesters who burned tires and hurled stones at officers from the roof of a school building, Israel radio reported. Seven protesters and one policeman were reported injured. The protest came as part of a commercial strike in East Jerusalem called to support Palestinian prisoners on a hunger strike at the Ashkelon prison in southern Israel. The prisoners have complained of cramped living conditions.

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