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Israeli settlers raid, vandalize property in Nablus

Aug. 23, 2018 11:56 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 23, 2018 4:17 P.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- A group of Israeli settlers raided a number of Palestinian homes and vandalized vehicles, on Thursday, in the Urif village in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus.

Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an that Israeli settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Yitzhar stormed the Urif village and raided several Palestinian homes in the eastern part of the village.

No injuries were reported.

Daghlas confirmed that Israeli settlers puncturing the tires and broke the windows of a number of Palestinian-owned vehicles.

The vandalized vehicles belong to Ziad Abdul Aziz Shihadeh, who owned an Opel, Mahmoud Mahfouz Shihadeh, who owned a Skoda Fabia, and Bakr Nabil Shihadeh, who owned a Subaru.

Daghlas added that the Israeli settlers carried out the attack at 5 a.m. on Thursday and immediately fled the area after residents of the village confronted them.

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