Home Archive 27/October/2019 12:10 PM

Israeli settlers attack olive harvesters in Nablus


NABLUS, Sunday, October 27, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers attacked today a Palestinian  family with stones as they were picking olives in their own land near the village of Rujib, to the east of Nablus City in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.

They  told WAFA that settlers from the nearby illegal settlement of Itamar hurled a barrage of  stones at a Palestinian family while harvesting olive trees in their land . There were no reports of injuries though.

Earlier today, settlers from the same illegal settlement of Itamar stole the olive harvest  and chopped off  some of the trees belong to Palestinian farmers near the village of Awarta, to the southwest of Nablus City.

Over the past four weeks, the West Bank witnessed a wave of settler attacks and as Palestinian farmers began the year’s olive harvest. Attacks were mainly in the vicinity of the illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank districts of Nablus, Salfit and Bethlehem.



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