Jewish settlers attack farmers, IOF troops arrest 8 people in al-Khalil
Jewish settlers attack farmers, IOF troops arrest 8 people in al-Khalil
Saturday, October 23,2010 14:50

AL-KHALIL, IOF troops arrested on Friday eight Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of al-Khalil, while dozens of Jewish settlers attacked Palestinian farmers in the village of Yatta in the same district.

Local sources said that IOF troops arrested Tariq Ahmad from his home in al-Khalil after confiscating his computer and mobile phones.

IOF troops also arrested Ahmad Sabarneh and his brother Ibrahim Sabarneh from the village of Beit Ummar.

They also arrested Ibrahim Masalma and Abdel-Qader Masalma from the village of Beit Awwa.

Meanwhile, in the village of Yatta, dozens of extremist Jewish settlers attacked the family Othman Abu Sabha while they were harvesting their olive crop from their fields which lie close to the Susya Jewish settlement. The settlers punctured the tyres of a tractor and broke its windows.

IOF troops arrived at the scene and confiscated the olives harvested by the family and arrested Marwan Abu Sabha as well as the driver of the tractor. They also assaulted a foreign solidarity activist.

The IOF troops also handed Omar Abu Sabha and Othman Abu Sabha summonses to attend an interview with the Israeli occupation intelligence on Sunday.

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