Illegal Colonists Attack Farmers Near Ramallah

23 Oct
5:08 PM

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian farmers on their lands, in Um Safa village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Marwan Sabah, the head of Um Safa Village Council, said ten Israeli assailants from Halamish illegal colony, and several soldiers, invaded the Palestinian lands in al-Ghabat area, west of the village, and assaulted the farmers before removing them out of their lands.

Sabah added that one of the colonists owns a cow farm in the illegal colony, near the Palestinian lands, and repeatedly attacks the farmers and their lands.

He also said that the soldiers detained two employees of the local council, who were on the lands with the farmers, and released them later.

Also on Wednesday, several colonists invaded Palestinian olive orchards near Salfit, in central West Bank, before steeling ladders, olive picking equipment, and mattresses.

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