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Israeli settlers attack homes of villagers east of Qalqilya

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers attacked on Saturday evening houses of residents of the village of Jit east of Qalqilya in the North of occupied West Bank.


According to human rights activist Zakariah al-Saddah, more than 30 settlers from "Havat Gelad" settlement, including gunmen, attacked houses in the village, pelted them with stones, and terrorised women and children, threatening to break into the houses while its residents were inside.

Al-Saddah pointed out that masked settlers smashed two vehicles owned by citizens who came from outside the village. A number of young men confronted the assailants with stones, in the presence of the army.

Al-Saddah explained that "Havat Gilad" is inhabited by extremely radical and terrorist settlers. It dispatches paid gangsters to vandalise Palestinian villages.

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