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After Israelis killed settlers rampage in West Bank villages

After Israelis killed settlers rampage in West Bank villages

After Israelis killed settlers rampage in West Bank villages

After Israelis killed settlers rampage in West Bank villages

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  • Israeli settlers stormed Palestinian villages after two settlers were killed.
  • Leading to clashes near Nablus.
  • Settlers in the Nablus region have set 30 homes and 15 vehicles on fire.
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When two settlers were killed by a Palestinian shooter, Israeli settlers stormed Palestinian villages in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Overnight fighting near Nablus left one Palestinian man dead and more than 100 others hurt, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

According to a local official, dozens of automobiles and residences were also set on fire.

It came after the highway murders of two Israelis, brothers from a nearby settlement.

The Israeli military announced that it had sent additional forces and that it was still looking for the Palestinian who shot Hillel Yaniv, 22, and Yagel Yaniv, 20.

At a summit in Jordan earlier on Sunday, Israeli and Palestinian officials vowed to defuse tensions.

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A big group of Israeli settlers entered the village of Hawara, located approximately 4 miles (6 km) south of Nablus, in videos that were broadcast hours after the summit concluded. They lit fires and threw stones as they entered the community.

Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who oversees settlement monitoring in the Nablus region, reported to the Palestinian news agency that 30 homes had been burned down or damaged by stones, and 15 vehicles had been set ablaze.

Settlers also set a barn and three vehicles on fire in adjacent Burin, as well as a house and a water tank in Asira al-Qabaliyya, he said.

According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, Sameh Aqtash, 37, passed away after being shot in the stomach during a settlers’ attack in Zaatara.

Israeli authority over this region of the West Bank is total, and Palestinians have criticized Israeli security personnel for failing to protect them.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he held the Israeli government totally responsible for what he called “the terrorist crimes carried out by Israeli settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces”.

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Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel, pleaded for peace and encouraged settlers to refrain from violence so that the Israeli military and security agencies could concentrate on apprehending the shooter who killed the two Jews.

“I ask that when blood is boiling and the spirit is hot, don’t take the law into your hands,” he said in a video statement.

To “seek retribution” for the fatal attack on the brothers, who resided in the town of Har Bracha, 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) south of Nablus, settlers had called for a march to Hawara.

As a Palestinian guy rammed the two men’s car and subsequently opened fire on them both many times, they were travelling through Hawara.

Although no Palestinian terrorist group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, the shooter was apparently sporting a shirt bearing the logo of the Lions’ Den, a Nablus-based organisation.

Last Wednesday, members of the gang were the target of an Israeli raid in Nablus that claimed the lives of 11 Palestinians, including a number of civilians

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. This operation has been the deadliest in the West Bank since 2005.

In an effort to stop the recent wave of violent attacks by Palestinians against Israelis, Israeli police have been conducting waves of search, arrest, and intelligence collecting operations in Nablus and the adjoining city of Jenin.

Almost 60 Palestinians, including militants and civilians, have been killed by Israeli forces since the year’s beginning.

On the Israeli side, 13 people—all civilians with the exception of a paramilitary police officer—have been murdered in attacks.

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