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The World

November 03, 1987

Arabs threw rocks and gasoline bombs at vehicles and clashed with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip to protest the 70th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration--Britain's fateful promise in November, 1917, to help create a Jewish "national home" in Palestine. One demonstrator was slightly wounded when soldiers fired rubber bullets into a crowd of protesters in the town of Nablus, and two passengers aboard a bus passing the town of Hebron suffered minor injuries when the vehicle was attacked by youths throwing rocks.

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