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Two Palestinians killed in settler attack south of Nablus

Monday 15-April-2024


Two Palestinians were killed, and three others were injured after a group of settlers brutally attacked Khirbet al-Tawil area, east of the town of Aqraba, southeast of Nablus, on Monday evening.

Local sources affirmed that armed settlers stormed the town and brutally attacked local homes and sheep herders under military protection.

Violent clashes erupted during the raids, during which the Israeli forces heavily fired live bullets. Two local youths were shot and killed during the clashes.

The mayor of Aqraba identified the martyrs as Muhammad Ibrahim Ghazi Bani Jama’ and Abd Maher Faris Bani Fadl, whose bodies are still held by Israeli authorities.

Three other citizens also sustained different bruises and injuries after being brutally beaten by the settlers.

Hundreds of settlers, often escorted by soldiers, surrounded Palestinian villages and attacked residents and property across the occupied West Bank on Friday and Saturday.

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