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Farmers kicked off land in Hebron area

Feb. 23, 2013 1:56 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 24, 2013 4:31 P.M.)
HEBRON (Ma’an) -- Settlers and Israeli forces attacked a number of farmers while working in their lands in Susiya area of southern Hebron on Saturday, landowners said.

Fuad al-Shamsi said that they were surprised when they headed to their lands as they do every Saturday when a group of settlers were shepherding sheep in their lands which is planted with blooming trees.

When farmers tried to enter their own lands, settlers attacked them and released their dogs toward them, frightening young children. Israeli forces looked on but did not intervene.

Mohammad Mahmoud al-Shamaste, 45, Mahmoud Mohammad al-Shamaste, 25, were held for half an hour and then released.

Farmers said that Israeli forces announced that the lands of Susiya is a closed military zone. Farmers accused settlers of trying to confiscate their land and include it within Susiya's nearby settlement.

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