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Four Palestinian Villagers Attacked By Israeli Army Near Ramallah

May 1 2014 / 8:54 pm

IMEMC – Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Thursday [May 1, 2014] four Palestinians who were working in their farmlands near ‘Aboud village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Eyewitnesses said soldiers, stationed at a military camp near the village, invaded Palestinian lands and orchards, violently attacking four villagers, causing various cuts and bruises.

The four were moved to a nearby medical center; they have been identified as Salah Abdul-Majid, Hussein Abdul-Majid, Waleed Abdul-Majid and Sami Taher.

In related news, soldiers invaded the at-Tabaqa village, southwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke and searched several homes.

Local sources said the soldiers closed all roads leading to the village, and surrounded the area before invading the village and searching several homes, causing property damage.

Soldiers also closed the main junction of Kharsa village, south of Doura, in the Hebron District, and prevented Palestinian cars from using the road that links between various villages and towns in the area.

Furthermore, dozens of soldiers invaded various neighborhoods in the Old City of Nablus, searched several homes and interrogated a number of young men.

Clashes took place in the Ras Al-Ein and Ashour areas after Israeli soldiers invaded them; local youth threw stones at the invading soldiers who fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets.

In addition, clashes took place near the region of “Joseph’s Tomb”, in Nablus city, after dozens of soldiers accompanied hundreds of settlers to the site and harassed several Palestinians in the area.

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