Palestinians injured in clashes with extremist settlers in Nablus

A number of Palestinians early Wednesday, were injured and suffered suffocation in clashes with Israeli soldiers, as hundreds of extremist settlers led by rabbis stormed Prophet “Joseph Tomb” east of the West Bank city of Nablus.

The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file in the northern part of the West Bank, Ghassan Daglas, said in a statement that Israeli troops stormed the tomb, positioned on the rooftops of the houses and surrounded the whole area paving the way for the settlers’ busses to enter and allow the extremists to perform their Talmudic rituals.

Violent clashes erupted in the area and in Amman street in Nablus, between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers, who fired tear gas canisters and stun grenade, leaving a number of the youths injured and suffocated, the statement added.

Source: Jordan News Agency