A group of Israeli settlers attacked on Monday evening Palestinian farm lands and set it on fire near the village of Jiet near Qalqilia, northern West Bank.

Villages said that settlers came from the nearby illegal settlement of Jifoun. Farmers said the settlers attack took place after the military confiscated a bulldozer owned by the settlers.

There are half a million Israeli settlers living in West Bank settlements. According to international law all Israeli settlement are illegal.