Israeli Settlers Attack Olive Pickers In Nablus

October 20, 2010 9:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0
20 Oct
9:46 PM

On Wednesday morning, a citizen from the village of Burin, south of Nablus, was wounded by Israeli settlers who attacked him with sharp objects while he was picking olives.Local sources in Nablus reported that approximately 40 settlers entered the olive groves and coordinated an attack on the olive pickers.

A witness reported that Israeli soldiers beat Munir Kadus, a young man in his twenties, as he tried to prevent the soldiers from abusing a child who was picking olives with his famiy.

The witness added that an ambulance arrived at the scene and transferred Kadus to a hospital for treatment.

Palestinian official Ghassan Doughlas, who is in charge of monitoring Israeli settlement activity in the northern part of the West Bank, stated that since early morning, the Israeli army has been deployed in the hills and mounties near the village of Burin and is aware of the daily attacks by Israeli settlers on the olive pickers.

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