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Settlers uproot and steal 190 olive trees west of Salfit

Jerusalem24 – Today, Sunday, Israeli settlers uprooted and stole about 190 olive trees and vandalized an agricultural room and its contents in the “Khalat al-Qamh” area in the town of Kafr ad-Dik, west of Salfit.

The farmers, Saleh Al-Shannar, Najah Harb, and Ramadan Al-Deek, reported that the settlers of “Ali Zahav” built on the citizens’ lands uprooted and broke olive trees ranging in age from two to ten years.

They also sabotaged an agricultural room owned by the citizen Najih Harb and and stole 40 olive seedlings.

The farmers also pointed out that this area has recently been subjected to repeated attacks by settlers with the aim of settlement expansion and forcing the people to leave their lands.

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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