Palestinian sources report settler violence in W. Bank
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
13 March 2011 19:39
After Itamar terror attack, settlers reportedly set fire to Palestinian cars in Nablus area; Palestinians stone bus returning from funeral.
Settlers protesting in Jerusalem [file]

Settlers protesting in Jerusalem 311 Reu. (photo credit:Baz Ratner / Reuters)

Hundreds of armed settlers demonstrated in the Nablus area on Sunday, closing down access to roads and throwing stones at Palestinian vehicles, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. Additional reports stated that settlers set fire to several Palestinian cars in the area.

Attacks against Palestinian cars and houses in Hebron were also reported, in the aftermath of Friday's Itamar terror attack, in which 5 members of the same family were stabbed to death. Following the funeral of the Fogel family, murdered in the attack, Palestinians threw stones at buses carrying people who had attended the event.



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According to the reports, armed residents of the West Bank settlements Karnei Shomron and Kedumim closed the main road between Nablus and Kalkilya and threw stones at cars near the Kfar Kadum in the Kedumim area.

Settlers from Yitzhar closed additional roads southwest of Nablus, the report added.

Wafa reported that settlers injured residents on the Jerusalem-Hebron road. The news agency quoted Palestinian security sources as saying dozens of settlers stationed on roads and town entrances threw stones and attacked Palestinian cars and houses, injuring dozens of residents and causing property damage.


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