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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Hundreds of Jewish settlers attack citizens’ homes in Nablus village

PIC- Hundreds of Jewish settlers attacked the homes of Palestinian citizens in Assira Al-Qabaliya village, south of Nablus, on Sunday night, local sources said.

They added that more than 500 settlers attacked the villages under protection of the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and threw stones at the houses breaking the windows of many of them.

Witnesses said that the inhabitants retaliated throwing stones at the attackers, adding that the IOF soldiers intervened and fired rubber bullets and gas canisters at the Palestinian citizens causing breathing problems among many of them, some of whom fainted. They said that a woman was among those who received field treatment for gas suffocation. Read more