Extremists settlers attack Palestinian homes in Nablus

Extremist Jewish settlers on Wednesday attacked Palestinian homes in Asira al-Qibliya, town south of the West Bank city of Nablus.

In a statement, the Asira al-Qibliya Municipal Council said that settlers from Yitzhar illegal settlement raided a number of Palestinian homes in the town and have also set fire to dozens of dunums of olive groves and pastorals.

Clashes erupted in the area between Palestinians and Israeli forces as the residents tried to protect their homes and lands, the statement added.

Source: Jordan News Agency