An extremist Israeli settler group of the Ramat Yishai illegal settlement
outpost, in Hebron, attacked on Saturday three Palestinian farmers and
a Swedish peace activist in Tal Romeida neighborhood in the center of
the Old City of Hebron, dozens of olive trees were uprooted in a
separate attack east of Hebron.
Hebron resident Hashim Al Azza reported that the settlers attacked Silvana Hock, 25, from Switzerland, and a group of school students; they suffered mild-to-moderate wounds.
The settlers also hurled stones and empty bottles at the residents and their houses, and shouted slogans calling for expelling the Palestinians.
On Thursday evening, settlers of Keryat Arba’ settlement, east of Hebron, uprooted dozens of olive trees after attacking orchards close to the settlement.
Residents of Wad Al Nassara neighborhood, close to the settlement, reported that settlers armed with automatic guns uprooted at least 60 bushes that belong to Abu Jaber family.
The bushes were planted on Thursday by Israelis, Palestinians and members of the Christian Peace Maker Teams present in the city while marking the Land Day in Palestine on March 30.