Torched car in West Bank 311.
(photo credit: Associated Press)
In another apparent act of settler vandalism, two cars were found torched in the Palestinian village of Jen Safout, near Kedumim, on Friday morning.
In addition, the words “Price-tag” were spray-painted on a house in the village.
Villager Abdullah Anash, 34, said three settlers entered the village and burned his car and that of a neighbor.
The IDF condemned the incident Friday and said police would investigate.
"Price-tag" is a term used by settlers either to retaliate against
government decisions which curb settlement activity or in response to
It comes some 48 hours after a mosque was vandalized
in Hawara, south of Nablus.
Senior officers have told The Jerusalem Post
that the IDF Central Command has prepared a special crash course
soldiers in the Judea and Samaria Division amid concern about a
possible escalation in settler violence should the government extend
the moratorium on new settlement construction in the West Bank beyond
the end of September.