Settlers Attack Palestinian Vehicles in Qalqilia, Hebron

QALQILIA, October 13, 2015 (WAFA) – Dozens of settlers Tuesday attacked with stones Palestinian vehicles at Nablus-Qalqilia road, as well as near the town of Yatta in Hebron district, according to local sources.

The sources said settlers from the illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron, illegally built on the land of Kafr Laqif village, attacked Palestinians vehicles with stones while passing at Nablus-Qalqilia main road. The settlers also chanted racist slogans against the Palestinian passers-by.

Meanwhile, settlers guarded by a military escort assaulted Palestinian vehicles with stones and empty glass bottles near the town of Yatta, south of Hebron, provoking confrontations with local Palestinians.

Soldiers used teargas and toxic gas canisters to disperse the angry Palestinian protesters, causing cases of suffocation by teargas inhalation.

Settlers recently stepped up their violent attacks against Palestinians across the West Bank and Jerusalem, amid growing tension and renewing clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli army and police.