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Israeli settlers chop scores of olive trees for Palestinian farmers in north of West Bank


SALFIT, Saturday, July 27, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers chopped 80 olive trees for Palestinian farmers in the village of Yasouf, east of the northern West Bank city of Salfit, today reported Yasouf mayor, Khaled Abbieh.

He told WAFA that the land where the trees were cut down is located near the illegal Israeli settlement of Rahalim and it is owned by two brothers who are residents of the village.

The trees’ arson came as Palestinian farmer prepare for the olive picking season, which is done in the autumn. Thousands of families live off harvesting olives.


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