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Settlers Burn Cars, Attack Mosque, Near Jerusalem

author Monday October 07, 2013 12:38author by IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Monday October 7, 2013] A group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt two Palestinian cars, and attacked a mosque in Beit Iksa village, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, and wrote racist anti-Islamic graffiti.

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Settlers also cut olive trees west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Local sources in Beit Iksa said that the settlers invaded the village during early dawn hours, and burnt two cars.

Resident Mohammad Gheith told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) stated that the settlers came from Ramot illegal settlement.

He added that the settlers wrote graffiti insulting Islam and the Muslim Prophet, Mohammad, in addition to writing other racist Price Tag graffiti on the front exterior wall of the local mosque.

The settlers tried to smash the mosque’s main door, but a number of residents were inside, noticed them, and chased them away.

In related news, a number of extremist settlers cut several olive trees in Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah.

Resident Azmi Samhan, said that the settlers cut several trees than belong to his brother, Maher, in Nabi Aneer area.

Palestinian lands and orchards in the area are subject to frequent attacks carried out by extremist Israeli settler groups. Such attacks escalate every year during the Olive harvest season.

Last year, Israeli extremists attacked dozens of villagers in their orchards, violently beat and struck them with batons, and stole harvested olives.

They also had dogs that mauled some villagers causing various injuries.

Settlers also harvested Palestinian orchards and stole the produce, they also cut hundreds of trees in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

category jerusalem | israeli settlement | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
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