Zionist settlers attack farmers during olive harvesting
Zionist settlers attack farmers during olive harvesting
Sunday, October 10,2010 13:11

 

RAMALLAH, -- Zionist settlers attacked Palestinian farmers in Burin village, south of Nablus, on Saturday morning while harvesting olives, local sources reported.

They said that 15 settlers from Yizhar settlement attacked one of the village's fields and threw stones at the farmers and threatened to expel them and steal their crops.

Ghassan Daghlas, the head of a committee monitoring settlement activity in northern West Bank, said that the settlers threw stones at one of the houses.

He added that villagers confronted them and prevented them from approaching further, noting that the settlers broke a number of olive trees during the attack.

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