Settlers attack villages, IOF detain West Bankers

[ 23/02/2011 – 10:45 AM ]


NABLUS, (PIC)– Armed Jewish settlers on Tuesday evening attacked Burin village, south of Nablus, and Tawana village, in Al-Khalil, wounding farmers and damaging crops, before returning at dawn Wednesday, locals reported.

They said that a number of citizens in Burin were injured in the attack, adding that the armed settlers were escorted by Israeli occupation forces (IOF).

Local sources said that the settlers returned to the village at dawn Wednesday and burnt two cars after throwing fire bombs at civilians’ homes and vehicles.

Other settlers attacked Tawana village, south of Al-Khalil, and destroyed dozens of seedlings under the protection of the IOF troops at a late night hour.

The IOF soldiers stormed the village of Talluza, northeast of Nablus, and roamed its streets, witnesses told the PIC, adding that the soldiers also erected roadblocks at entrances to the village and questioned a number of citizens.

Three citizens were arrested by IOF soldiers at dawn Wednesday in the villages of Tarqumiya and Doura, west and south of Al-Khalil respectively.

Settlers attack villages, IOF detain West Bankers.

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