Footage obtained from a security camera in the Palestinian village of Asira al-Qibliya, located near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank, shows a group of hooded men setting fire to a storeroom and fleeing the scene.
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The shed contains building material meant for the construction of a water tower between the settlement of Yitzhar and the Palestinian village. The plan to build the water tower has been a source of tension between the settlers and Arabs.
Video of shed's torching
Human rights group B'Tselem claims the people shown in the video are settlers.
Residents of the Yitzhar settlement are opposed to the construction of the water tower, claiming it is part of a plan by Asira al-Qibliya's residents to seize lands.
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