Israeli colonial settlers, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, uprooted on Monday, at least 40 Palestinian-owned olive trees.

Chief of the Israeli settlements profile, Ghassan Daghlas, reported that the settlers invaded the Saqya village, south of Nablus city and began uprooting 40 old olive trees, owned by local Palestinian farmer, Mohammad Yousef.

Colonial settlers’ attacks on Palestinian farm lands have been frequent over the past several years, with Israel accelerating illegal settlements construction on Palestinian-owned lands.

In related news, a group of illegal settlers, invaded As-Sawiya town, south of Nablus and chopped off 33 olive trees belonging to local farmer, Hamad Saleh Jazi.

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