Israeli settlers, on Sunday, attempted to cultivate Palestinian-owned lands in the village of Sakout, near Tubas in the Jordan Valley, according to local sources.
Muataz Besharat, who monitors settlement activity in Jordan Valley, said that Israeli settlers, accompanied by agricultural equipment, broke into a land near the village and attempted to cultivate it. The land belongs to a local Palestinian villager, according to WAFA correspondence.
The ownership of the land, which comprises an area of 3,500 dunams, was reinstated to its original Palestinian owners earlier this year, after being illegally seized by Israeli settlers.
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