Mosque near Ramallah set on fire, Palestinians blame settlers

November 12, 2014 07:33

A mosque northeast of Ramallah was torched overnight, Palestinian media reported on Wednesday.

According to the Ma'an news agency, which cited eye witnesses, a group of Palestinian worshipers set out to pray at the West Bank mosque at sun rise, only to find it going up in flames.

They managed to put out the fire, which caused severe damage to the first floor, Ma'an reported.

Palestinians pinned the blame for the incident on Jewish settlers.

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