A group of extremist Israeli settlers occupied, on Wednesday night after midnight, a Palestinian home in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and claimed purchasing the property from its Palestinian owner.The Maan News Agency reported that a large group of Israeli settlers broke into the home that belongs to members of Abu Rajab family, near the playground of the Ibrahimi School in Hebron, and even brought furniture to the property.

The settlers also distributed sweets celebrating the takeover of the home, local sources said.

The settlers said that they bought the home from its owner, and used the name of the grandson of the owner as the seller; the grandson’s name is identical to the name of the grandfather who is the sole owner of the property, Maan added.