Israeli settlers today stoned Palestinian vehicles on the road connecting the occupied West Bank cities of Jenin and Nablus, according to eyewitnesses.
A group of settlers, under heavy military protection, closed the road, near Silat ad-Dhahr, a town to the southwest of Jenin, and hurled stones at Palestinian vehicles.
Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is routine in the West Bank and is rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities.
There are over 700,00 Israeli settlers living in colonial settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israeli severely restricts Palestinians’ freedom of movement through a complex combination of approximately 100 fixed checkpoints, flying checkpoints, settler-only roads and various other physical obstructions.Source : Safa