Author : Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies | Readings : 52 | Date : 2012-07-05
A group of extremist Israeli settlers uprooted, on Wednesday morning, 41 Olive trees that belong to a resident of Tal village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
Ghassan Douglas, in charge of settlements file in the northern part of the West Bank, issued a press release stating that settlers of Havat Gilad illegal settlement outposts uprooted the trees that belong to resident Nayef Rehaan.
The official denounced the recent attacks and the ongoing violations and assaults carried out by the settlers, and demanding legal and human rights groups to intervene and put an end to these violations.
In related news, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Al-Majd village, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into several homes and confiscated a number of vehicles owned by the residents.
Eyewitnesses reported that the army used military dogs in searching the homes, while the soldiers sabotaged property.
Also on Wednesday at dawn, soldiers invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped two residents.
Eyewitnesses reported that undercover soldiers, driving a Mercedes carrying Palestinian license plates, infiltrated into the camp, before the undercover soldiers smashed the front of a home that belongs to Nayef Ramadan, and kidnapped his son Abdullah.
Regular units of the army invaded the camp shortly after the undercover forces kidnapped Abdullah, and went ahead to kidnap another resident identified as Nidal Al-Hasanat.
Soldiers also broke into the home of Ayman Mheisin, and searched it.
Dozens of local youths in the camp clashes with the invading soldiers by hurling stones and empty bottles; the army fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs; no injuries were reported.