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Masked settlers open fire on Palestinians at Nablus area school, six injured

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on April 24, 2009

Palestinian official responsible of the settlement file in the northern West Bank Ghassan Daghlas said the settlers, from Yitzhar, opened fire at the locals from 20 meters away. He called the incident a “clear and dangerous violation of the rights of the Palestinian residents on their lands.”

Shehada said the shooting was intentional and meant to cause injury. He explained that the intensity of the fire prevented him from leaving a home near the school where he was visiting family. “I couldn’t go and see how many wounded there were,” he said.

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