NABLUS, October 15, 2017 (WAFA) – Palestinian locals Sunday managed to foil an Israeli settlers’ attack against olive pickers in the village of Qaruot to the south of the West Bank district of Nablus, said a local activist.
Ghassan Daghles, monitoring Israeli settlement activity in the north of the West Bank, told WAFA settlers coming from ‘Eli’ and ‘Shilo’; two illegal Israeli settlements located along Nablus-Ramallah highway, attacked Palestinians harvesting olives in the village of Qaruot.
Locals scuffled with settlers and managed to fend off their attack. No injuries were reported.
The activist noted that a few days earlier, Settlers stole the olive harvest of hundreds of trees in the same area.