Armed Israeli settlers attacked on Tuesday Palestinian farmers in different locations in the occupied West Bank.
In the village of Qauit, northern West Bank, settlers prevented dozens of farmers from reaching their land. Witnesses said that settlers used guns and threatened to open fire at the farmers should they try to reach their lands.
In central West Bank, armed settlers attacked farmers from Sinjel village, while working in their lands.
The famers said that they were plowing their lands when the settlers attacked them. Soldiers arrived at the location, and moved the settlers away but forced the villagers to leave their lands.
There are 500,000 settlers living in West Bank settlements. According to international law all Israeli settlement in the West Bank, including those in Jerusalem, are illegal.