Israeli settlers steal 20 sheep in Ramallah

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

The Israeli occupation forces on Friday confiscated an agricultural tractor and forced a Palestinian farmer to leave his land in Tuqu town, east of Bethlehem.

Chief of the town municipality Tayseer Abu Mifreh said that Israeli soldiers stormed al-Arabiya area in the north of Tuqu, confiscated a tractor and forced Mahmoud Hasan to leave his land at gunpoint.

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Abu Mifreh added that the farmer was working his own land and possesses documents proving his ownership of the property.

In a separate incident, a horde of Jewish settlers on the same day stole 20 sheep from al-Tayba town in Ramallah.

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According to local sources, the sheep, which belong to a local resident, were grazing in an eastern area of the town when the settlers stole them.


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