Days of Palestine

Saturday, February 4

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian-Owned Homes, Vehicles in Nablus 

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Colonial Israeli settlers set fire Monday, 26 December to a number of vehicles owned by Palestinians in the towns of Orif and Burin, south of Nablus.

A group of settlers attacked the eastern side of the town of Orif, burned the vehicle of Palestinian man Mahfouz Jamil Shehadeh and smashed the windows of his son Mahmoud’s house, reported Ghassan Douglas, the Palestinian official in charge of the settlement issue in the northern part of the West Bank.

He added that the settlers attacked the town of Burin and completely burned two vehicles belonging to Palestinian man Ahmed Ibrahim Hindi.

Israeli settlers’ attacks have escalated recently against the Palestinian citizens’ own properties in the occuiped West Bank including attacking the Palestinian homes, sabotaging their cars, and blocking their roads. 

Since the beginning of 2022, Israeli settlers have carried out more than 290 attacks on Palestinians and their own property in the occupied West Bank, 230 of which caused property damage, and 60 of them caused injuries to Palestinian residents, according to United Nations reports. 

More than 650,000 colonial settlers were distributed among 164 illegal settlements and 124 outposts built on the stolen lands of occuiped West Bank and Jerusalem. 

The West Bank and Jerusalem lands are occupied territories based on International law due to this all Israeli settlement-building activities there are illegal.