Settlers Burn Greek Orthodox Church Land In Jerusalem
Monday April 29
Sunday evening April 28, 2013, a group of extremist Israeli settlers
burnt a land that belongs to the Greek Orthodox Church in Wadi Hilweh,
in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported that dozens of extremist
Israeli settlers and soldiers gathered in the area, and that the armed
settlers went on to burn the church land.
On Saturday, three Palestinians, member of the Al-Maghribi family, in
Sheikh Jarrah, were injured after the settlers burnt the family’s land
near their home, and the fire reached their residence.
The settlers’ attack also targeted gardens that belong the Al-Maghrebi,
Ja’ouni and Al-Khatib families, in Silwan.
Furthermore, a group of extremist settlers burnt a Palestinian car, a
home and trees in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the city, several
injuries have been reported.
Also on Saturday, settlers torched nine vehicles that belong to the UN
in Jabal Al-Mokabbir, in Jerusalem, the Maan News Agency reported.