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Cars torched, vandalized near Ramallah

IDF forces discover burnt car, graffiti reading 'Death to the enemy' in Jalazone refugee camp north of Beit El

Itamar Fleishman
Published: 08.29.12, 08:55 / Israel News

IDF forces called to the Jalazone refugee camp north of Ramallah overnight Wednesday following reports of Israeli presence in the area discovered a burnt Palestinian vehicle and graffiti on two other cars which read: "Price Tag", "Migron" and "Revenge to Arabs." Security forces launched an investigation.


Khatem Abdel Latif Sabah, a resident of Jalazone, said that a group of settlers torched his brother's car. They had tried to torch another vehicle on which they sprayed Hebrew hate slogans.


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Sabah mentioned that hate slogans, including "Death to Arabs," were also sprayed on a house fence. He added that large police and army forces arrived at a village north of Beit El.

רכב אחד נשרף, כתובות רוססו על גדר הבית (צילום מסך)

Burnt car in Jalazone (Screenshot)


Palestinian Authority officials recently estimated that "Price Tag" acts were likely to increase in the coming days in the wake of the impending evacuation of Migron. They instructed Palestinians in the area to remain vigilant.


"Price Tag" acts were recently reported in the West Bank. On Tuesday, two torched vehicles with graffiti messages reading "Regards from Asher Palmer" and "Revenge" were discovered in Kafr Sayeer, located northeast of Hebron.


Asher Palmer and his eight-month-old son were killed about a year ago when their car went off the road after it was stoned on Highway 60, near Kiryat Arba in the West Bank.


Also Tuesday, the High Court of Justice held a hearing on the eviction of 50 Migron families. It is slated to make a decision on the matter in the coming days.


Elior Levy contributed to this report




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