Extremist Jewish settlers, last night, assaulted Palestinian homes and property in the neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, ahead of the Jewish New Year celebrations, according to local sources.

WAFA correspondence said that groups of extremist settlers, escorted by Israeli police forces, smashed the windshields of many vehicles and threw stones at Palestinians’ homes, during the night hours.

Local Palestinian citizens attempted to confront the attacking settlers, but were also attacked with teargas canisters and stun grenades by the escorting police forces.

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