Zionist settlers burn olive fields, run over a youth
|Wednesday, October 20,2010 14:47|
BETHLEHEM, Zionist settlers ran over a Palestinian youth and burnt Palestinian olive fields in Bethlehem villages on Tuesday, local sources reported.
Medical sources said that the teacher Ra'fat Suleiman, 25, was run over by an Israeli speeding driver near his school in Khirbat Al-Deir village and was carried to Beit Jala clinic where his injuries were described as moderate.
Meanwhile, settlers from Beitar Illit settlement established on Palestinian land west of Bethlehem set olive trees on fire in Husan village.
Eyewitnesses said that the settlers set fire to a large area of land cultivated with olive and almond trees.