Israeli settlers, today, chopped 50 olive trees belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of al-Sawiya, to the south of the West Bank city of Nablus, according to a local official.
Ghassan Daghlas, who is in charge of the settlements file in the northern West Bank, told WAFA correspondence that individuals from the settlement of Rahalim, which was built illegally on al-Sawiya and nearby Yetma lands, were responsible for the deed.
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