Local sources reported on Wednesday that a group of Israeli settlers set up a mobile home in the northern West Bank village of Qaryout, south of Nablus in a step often follow as a prelude seize Palestinian land.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israeli settlement activities in the north of the West Bank, said settlers from the illegal Shilo settlement placed a mobile home on Qaryout village land.
He said the settlers are taking advantage of the lockdown in the West Bank in light of the coronavirus outbreak to seize Palestinian land and establish a settlement outpost.
Settlers yesterday also chopped 36 olive trees in the same village, said Daghlas.
(Source / 15.04.2020)