Israeli troops fired tear gas at Palestinian famers and their international and Israeli supporters, on Wednesday, at the town of Yatta southern West Bank. The villagers along with their supporters were planting olive trees at lands owned by the villagers near the illegal Israeli settlement of Karmi Nassour.

According to local sources the event was organized by the Local Committees Against the Wall and Settlement Construction.

The famers and their supporters managed to plant 500 olive trees before the army have attacked them, the sources added.