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Armed Jewish settler attacks Palestinian olive harvesters in West Bank village


TULKARM, Monday, October 14, 2019 (WAFA) – An armed Jewish settler attacked today Palestinian farmers while picking their olive trees in the village of Shufa, to the south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm, according  to a local activist.

Tahseen Hamid, a member in the village’s defense of land committee, told WAFA that an armed Israeli settler  from the nearby illegal settlement of Avni Hefetz prevented local farmers from picking their olive trees and threatened to shoot them if they do not leave their land.

The olive harvest is the most important season for thousands of Palestinian household whose annual income heavily depends on the olive and olive oil products.


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