Days of Palestine

Wednesday, May 31

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Lands in Ramallah

Israeli settlers attacking Palestinian farmers in the occupied territories. (File photo)
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Israeli occupation settlers, protected by Israeli forces, raided the Palestinian-owned lands in Rafid and Sinjil villages, northeast of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on Friday evening, September 10.

Local sources reported that groups of Israeli settlers invaded the Palestinian-owned lands of Rafid, threatened with demolition by Israeli forces, smashed six Palestinian cars, and injured several Palestinians.

Israeli forces targeted the Palestinian villagers with live bullets, rubber-coated metal bullets, and tear gas canisters, injuring several Palestinians.

In addition, the Israeli forces the Palestinian youth Tamer Fuqaha following confrontations broke out due to the Israeli attacks.

A week ago, Israeli occupation bulldozers razed 6-acre Palestinian lands in Rafid, planning to take over it. Israeli forces intend to build a settlement outpost in the lands of Rafid, according to local sources.

Earlier Friday, one Palestinian was reported injured by an Israeli live bullet and five others sustained bruises as Israeli settlers attack the Sinjil town under the protection of Israeli occupation forces.

199 settlements and 220 settlement outposts are established on Palestinian-owned lands in the West Bank and Jerusalem, where more than 913,000 Jewish settlers live and attack Palestinians on a semi-daily basis.