A number of Palestinians were injured Saturday morning after a "dispute" erupted at a Fatah conference in the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said.Palestine Press Agency fills in the details. The followers of Mohammed Dahlan were the ones who were incensed that they were not included in the Fatah conference and voting.
Witnesses told Ma'an that Fatah members threw stones at people taking part in the conference, injuring at least three, including a woman.
Ahmad Shahwan, a member of Fatah in Khan Younis, told Ma'an that "some angry members whose names were not included in the conference's list threw rocks at the conference, injuring a member."
Shahwan added that the Fatah conference took place in Khan Younis with 530 members from 12 regions across the Gaza Strip, with the intent of electing 32 members for the leadership of Fatah in Khan Younis.
Dahlan is a rival to Mahmoud Abbas who has been stripped of his positions by the PA president.