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Palestine: Israelis attack citizens in the Old City of Al-Khalil & storm village, two villagers injured

Jewish settlers attack citizens in the Old City of Al-Khalil

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers attacked Palestinian citizens and shop owners in the Old City of Al-Khalil on Sunday.

Mohammed Harub, who was present at time of the attack, told the PIC that a group of settlers from the nearby Beit Hadassah settlement outpost insulted citizens and attacked one of them.

He said that Israeli army troops and police forces were present but did not intervene to stop the settlers’ provocations, recalling that in past occasions those forces took part in similar attacks that did not spare even women and children.


Jewish settlers storm Palestinian village, two villagers injured

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Dozens of Jewish settlers stormed the village of Ras Karkar, west of Ramallah, on Saturday evening and clashed with its inhabitants.

Eyewitnesses said that the settlers arrived in more than 40 cars and tried to break into citizens’ homes at the outskirts of the village but were repelled by the inhabitants.

They said that Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rushed to the rescue and fired rubber bullets and tear gas at young men inuring two of them.

The sources said that the soldiers cordoned off the entire village and blocked, with the help of settlers, ambulance cars from entering the village to evacuate the wounded.


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