Friday, October 25, 2013
' In the village of al-Qusra in North of occupied West Bank, dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the village and chopped down nearly two hundred olive trees.They later attacked the villager's houses and farm machinery with stones, causing serious damage.Angry villagers complained and Palestinian security officials detained some of the settlers. But that did not last long as they were forced to release them upon the arrival of Israeli army. The occupying soldiers then fired tear gas at the Palestinian residents.'
' A young Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli troops in a cave between the villages of Bilin and Kafr Nima in northwest Ramallah on early Tuesday morning.
Large numbers of Israeli military vehicles had raided an agricultural area in the early morning and subsequently clashed with Muhammad Assi, a 24-year-old Islamic Jihad activist, who had barricaded himself in a cave amidst fields.
Assi was killed following a shoot-out with Israeli forces that lasted a few hours.'