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Official: Settlers uproot olive trees in Qusra

Dec. 27, 2012 10:33 A.M. (Updated: Dec. 29, 2012 10:57 A.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Jewish settlers uprooted around 40 olive trees early Thursday in Qusra village south of Nablus, a Palestinian Authority official said.

Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity, said the trees belonged to Bahjat Hassan and Ali Abed al-Hamed.

The farmers will replant the trees, Daghlas told Ma'an.

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