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Israeli settlers attack farmers picking olives near Nablus

NABLUS, Friday, October 07, 2022 (WAFA) – Hardcore Israeli settlers today attacked Palestinian farmers harvesting olives in their own lands the village of Awarta, southeast of the occupied northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to local sources.

Ghassan Daghlas, a local Palestinian activist, told WAFA that a group of army-guarded Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian farmers while they were harvesting their olive crops and clashed with them.

This week, the West Bank witnessed a wave of Israeli settler attacks as Palestinian farmers began the year’s olive harvest.  

The olive harvest is one of the most important seasons for thousands of Palestinian households in the occupied territories whose income depends heavily on the success of this season.


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