Clashes between Palestinians and settlers near Esh Kodesh over land dispute

The incident began when Palestinians from the village of Qusra in the Binyamin region arrived at the location to prepare their land for agriculture with a mechanical bugger. The work had been taking place 100 meters from the settlement’s security fence. The work was halted

when settlers from Esh Kodesh,who had called the IDF, arrived at the scene. There was an exchange of words between the Palestinians and the settlers, which devolved to rock throwing. The incident was over rather quickly after the IDF divided between the parties. The dispute sorrounds the quesiton of land ownership, and officiers from the military cordination office where on the scene to exame wether the work was being conducted in area B or C. These clashes are a regular occurrence in the agricultural plots surrounding Qusra.



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