[FIle – Image By Radio Bethlehem 2000]
IMEMC & Agencies: A group of Israeli settlers invaded the Az-Beidat area, near the West Bank city of Tubas, burnt four cars and a tractor, and wrote racist graffiti against the Arabs and Palestinians.
Hamza Zbeidat, representative of the Development Work Center in the Jordan Valley, stated that the settlers invaded the village, and burnt the vehicles before fleeing the scene.
He added that the vehicles belong to Eyad Mohammad Zbeidat, Mohammad Hasan Zbeidat, a car that belongs to Mohammad’s brother, and Ziyad Mohammad Zbeidat.
Later on, the Israeli Army and Police invaded the village after closing all of its entrances, and imposed curfew.
Furthermore, Israeli soldiers stationed at the Al-Hamra roadblock, held Palestinian firefighters and rescue teams at the roadblock before allowing them through later on.
Also on Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded Hizma village, north of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a 200 square/meter shed.
Mwaffaq Khatib, head of the Hizma Village Council, stated that the shed had an estimate value of 90.000 New Israeli Shekels.
He added that the attack is part of ongoing and escalating assaults carried out by Israeli soldiers and fundamentalist settlers in different parts of the occupied West Bank.