Settler youths attack Ulpana residents over evacuation

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 27, 2012 15:44

 
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A group of around 20 settler youths arrived at Ulpana Wednesday to demonstrate against the residents' acceptance of a government plan to peaceably evacuate the West Bank outpost.

Violence broke out between the group and residents of the outpost, during which Yoel Tzur, one of the founders of Ulpana, was lightly injured. The activists also insulted local residents and the outpost's Rabbi Zalman Melamed

15 out of 33 families in the outpost relocate on Tuesday to modular homes in the Beit El settlement, while the remaining 18 families are scheduled to move on Thursday.

The incident marks the second of its kind after the same group of right-wing activists were thrown out of the outpost Tuesday night after taking over one of the buildings.

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