Palestinians report 144 Israeli settler attacks

Published January 29th, 2023 - 12:24 GMT
Settler attacks
File: Israeli soldiers stand by as Israeli settlers throw stones at Palestinians during clashes in the town of Huwara in the West Bank on October 13, 2022. (Oren ZIV / AFP)

ALBAWABA - Jewish settlers have gone on the rampage Saturday, attacking Palestinians and their properties in different areas of the occupied West Bank. 

Palestinian activists said the attacks are expected to increase in intensity, ferocity and spread to more areas in the Palestinian territories in the coming days. 

Palestinian youths stood on guard in different villages and towns against the settlers attacking their villages and hamlets south of Nablus. 

There were144 attacks carried out in just one night by Israeli settlers, said Ghassan Douglas, who is responsible for the settlements file in the Palestinian Authority. 

The settlers destroyed 120 vehicles by hurling stones on the roads, attacked 22 shops in Howara, burned six vehicles in the Majdal Bani Fadel, he said. He noted that other villages that were attacked included Qusra, Joreesh and Bawbet Madama and Turmusayyah near Ramallah.

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