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settlers stormed Joseph’s tomb in Nablus

Members of the Israeli Knesset were also among the 3000 settlers.

Jerusalem24 – Thousands of Israeli settlers stormed Jospeh’s Tomb at dawn today in Nablus near the Balata refugee camps. The settlers were under protection of the Israeli military.

Local sources reported that more than buses loaded with settlers arrived in the vicinity of the tomb before midnight, and continued to do so until dawn.

Israeli forces were heavily deployed in the vicinity of the area, sparking limited confrontations with Palestinian residents.

The settlers raised the Israeli flag, danced and performed rituals in the area.

According to Israeli media, more than 3,000 settlers stormed Joseph’s tomb. They were accompanied by Israeli members of the Knesset, such as Simcha Rotman, Itamar Ben-Gvir and Moshe Abbotbol. The head of the settlements council in the northern West Bank Yossi Dagan was also present.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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