Wednesday, March 21
Latest News
  1. 9 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces in overnight raids
  2. Israeli forces tear gas Palestinian school in Bethlehem-area town
  3. Settlers spray racist graffiti, puncture tires in Palestinian town
  4. Israeli forces measure home of slain Palestinian for demolition
  5. Palestinian shot dead after stabbing and killing Israeli settler
  6. Israeli forces briefly detain Ma'an TV cameraman in Hebron
  7. Palestinian demolishes own home in Jerusalem to avoid Israeli fines
  8. Israel returns body of slain teenage fisherman from Gaza
  9. Report: Israel detains 1,319 Palestinians, 274 minors
  10. Israel to uproot olive, grape trees to pave settler-only road

Stray dogs kill 33 sheep in Salfit-area village

Feb. 18, 2015 6:05 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 21, 2015 12:26 P.M.)
SALFIT (Ma'an) -- Thirty-three sheep were killed by stray dogs on a farm in the village of Qarawat Bani Hussan west of Salfit on Wednesday, local farmers said.

Owner of the farm, Mahmoud Marie, told Ma'an that six stray dogs attacked his farm, killing the sheep in their pen.

Marie told Ma'an that each of the sheep is worth around 1,000 shekels ($260), meaning that the incident cost him nearly $8,600.

He called upon the Palestinian Minister of Agriculture and the veterinary services to solve the problem of stray dogs in the region.

Marie argued that the reason there are so many stray dogs in the area is that settlers bring them by car and leave them in the area, though this allegation could not be verified.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017