Israeli settlers assault shepherds south of Hebron

Days of Palestine - Hebron

Israeli settlers today assaulted Palestinian shepherds, east of Yatta to the south of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to local sources.

The Coordinator of the Protection and Resilience Committees, Fouad Al-Amor confirmed that the shepherds in the Maghair Al-Ubaid area were attacked by settlers from the "Ma'on" settlement, which is built on citizens' lands.

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Al-Amor pointed to the escalation of attacks by settlers and the occupation forces against Palestinian citizens and their properties to force them to leave their lands in favor of settlement expansion operations.

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