Fatah supporters 311.
(photo credit: AP)
Fatah gunmen on Wednesday attacked studios used by Al-Jazeera in Nablus, sources
in the city told The Jerusalem Post.
The sources said that four or five
gunmen stormed the studios of the Pal Media production company that are
sometimes used by Al-Jazeera.
The assailants destroyed a computer, a
camera, a fax machine and a window, the sources said.
No one was hurt in
the attack, which came shortly after Al-Jazeera interviewed Abdel Sattar Kassem,
a local academic and staunch critic of the Palestinian Authority.
was not in the studios when the Fatah gunmen arrived, a worker for the company
The attack is believed to be linked to Al- Jazeera’s “Palestine
Papers” revelations, which have seriously embarrassed the PA
PA officials have accused Al-Jazeera of declaring war on
Earlier this week, dozens of angry Fatah activists
attacked the offices of the news channel in Ramallah, but were driven back by PA
policemen. The attackers sprayed graffiti at the entrance to the offices and
accused the station of collaboration with Israel.