Plastic outdoor chairs in a war zone: What’s the deal?

An Israeli soldier stands in front of a plastic outdoor chair in a makeshift checkpoint in a deserted Israeli city, after a bomb went off in the middle of the road near the settlement of Beit Hanoun in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, May 3, 2018. The article By Laila BassamThe Jerusalem Post StaffMay 3,2018 4:40 pmShocked residents of Hebrons West Bank village of Beirut are being evacuated to safer parts of the city after a bombing left at least six dead and many injured.

The Israeli military said the blast hit a checkpoint near the village of Bani Naim on Tuesday afternoon.

It said the explosion caused extensive damage and a number of buildings were destroyed.

An injured person lies in a tent in the Gaza Strip’s Rafah border crossing with Israel on May 3.

(Abbas Abu Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images)The injured, including children, were evacuated to hospitals in the surrounding towns of Beilinson and Beit Jala.

The military said it was still investigating the cause of the blast.

A second bomb went through the wall of the nearby Israeli settlement of Nabi Saleh and exploded near a bus station in the village, which lies in the western part of the West Bank.

The Israeli army said the driver of the bus, who was not hurt, was also evacuated.

The area has been hit by an increasing number of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel since last summer.

The latest incident happened near the southern town of Ashkelon, where a rocket was fired from Tuesday.

On Sunday, an Israeli army soldier was wounded in a rocket attack on a military base near the Gaza border.