Jewish settlers hold 5 Palestinians in W. Bank

Jewish settlers held the five shepherds near a settlement.

Jewish settlers hold 5 Palestinians in W. Bank
World Bulletin / News Desk
 Jewish settlers have held five Palestinians near the West Bank city of Nablus, a Palestinian official said Saturday.

"A group of settlers have held five Palestinian shepherds near Itamar settlement," Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official responsible for the file of settlement building in northern West Bank, told The Anadolu Agency.

He said the Palestinian Authority was holding contacts with Israeli authorities to secure the release of the five Palestinians.

Meanwhile, clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces near Aqraba town as residents had tried to release the five shepherds.

No injuries were reported.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Ocak 2015, 15:07