Settlers Attack Northern West Bank Village, Injure Six Farmers

PNN – Palestine News Network – 13.01.11 – 14:12

Nablus – PNN – Fifty armed Israeli settlers attacked the village of Qassra south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus and injured six civilians on Thursday afternoon.

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Villagers said that the settlers tried to take over lands owned by local farmers, and clashes erupted when villagers rushed to protect their lands.

Reportedly several settlers opened fire at the unarmed civilians, injuring six of them. People responded by throwing stones at the settlers. The Israeli military arrived at the scene and is currently aiding the villagers, local sources reported.

At the time of reporting, clashes were still being monitored.


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