IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday at dawn a number of extremist Israeli settlers burnt a Palestinian car, in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli extremists also slashed tires of five cars in Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem.
[Car burnt by Israeli settlers: File photo, qudsnet.com]
Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File in the northern part of the West Bank, stated that the settlers infiltrated into the village, and burnt the car of resident Abdul-Athim Shihada.
He added that such attacks witnessed a sharp escalation this week, targeting Palestinian lands and property in Nablus, mainly in its countryside.
Daghlas further stated that, on Monday, extremist settlers attacked Palestinian olive orchards close to Khirbit Yanoun village, near Nablus.
In related news, Israeli extremists slashed tires of five Palestinian cars, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.
The attack took place on Tuesday at dawn; the settlers also wrote racist graffiti, including “Price Tag” and “Death To Arabs”, on a wall near the parked cars.
On Sunday at night, a group of extremist settlers damaged and defaced eight Palestinian cars, in Sheikh Jarrah, in East Jerusalem.
Also on Sunday, a group of Israeli extremists broke into a Christian Cemetery in occupied Jerusalem, and destroyed several gravestones before Israeli police officers chased, and apprehended them.
Nearly a week ago, Price Tag graffiti was found on the outer walls of a Church in the Old City of Jerusalem, and the settlers also punctured tires of 28 Palestinian cars, and wrote racist graffiti in Abu Ghosh.