Two killed as 10,000 clash with police in the West Bank

BY newsdesk  July 24, 2014 at 6:03 PM EST

Violence broke out in the West Bank late Thursday when 10,000 marched to protest the Israeli incursion of Gaza. Two protesters were reported killed and dozens injured when the crowd clashed with police at a checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem.

Protesters threw moltov cocktails, rocks and fireworks and police responded with tear gas, stun grenades and gunfire.

Thursday marks the 17th day of the conflict, which has claimed the lives of at least 788 Palestinians, 32 Israeli soldiers, 2 Israeli citizens and an immigrant worker.