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Settlers set fire to olive trees east of Nablus

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Noor27NABLUS (PNIC):-A group of Israeli settlers on Friday afternoon set fire to vast areas of olive trees in the village of Beit Furik, to the east of the norther West Bank city of Nablus.

Local sources affirmed that the settlers were escorted by Israeli soldiers when carrying out their attack.

Dozens of olive trees were completely burned before locals succeeded to extinguish the flames, the sources added.

Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is routine in the West Bank and is rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities.

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