Home Occupation 28/January/2023 09:48 PM

Settlers attack Palestinian targets across West Bank

Settlers attack Palestinian targets across West Bank
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RAMALLAH, Saturday, January 28, 2023 (WAFA) – Groups of extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian targets and blocked several roads across the occupied West Bank tonight in a series of attacks, encouraged by the far-right Israeli government.

In Ramallah province, rampaging settlers hurled stones at Palestinian vehicles at the Al-Taybeh junction, east of Ramallah. No injuries were reported.

Groups of settlers also rampaged through roads and harassed Palestinian drivers and passengers, including at the north entrance to Al-Bireh and at the roads leading to the towns of Sinjil and Kafr Nimeh in the province.

In Nablus province, the Israeli occupation army shunt down Huwwara and Beit Furik checkpoints, south and southeast of Nablus, blocking access to the Palestinian traffic.

Settlers also shut down a main section of Route 60 between the towns of Huwwara and Jit, both in Nablus province, to the Palestinian traffic.

In Salfit, Israeli settlers gathered at the road connecting the towns of Deir Ballout and Kafr Al-Dik, blocking the road to the Palestinian traffic.

In Tubas, Israeli settlers rampaged through Ein El-Hilweh junction and embarked on hurling stones at Palestinian vehicles crossing the junction.

In Jericho, groups of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian vehicles with stones at several junctions across the province. No injuries were reported.

Attacks were also reported in many other areas and points of friction across the occupied West Bank. No casualties were reported so far.

Tonight’s developments are the latest in a series of state-sponsored Israeli settler violence targeting defenseless Palestinian communities across the occupied territories.


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