Israeli settlers attacked, on Friday morning, Palestinian olive pickers, and fired rounds of live ammunition at them, near the village of ‘Azmout, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Approximately 25 armed settlers from the settlement of Elone Moreh, near Nablus, attacked farmers while harvesting olive trees in lands adjacent to the settlement and fired at them, a witness reported.

The witness added that the settlers chased the villagers out of their orchards, causing a state of panic among farmers and creating tension in the region.