Tensions as West Bank mosque is vandalised

Palestinians accuse Israeli settlers of setting mosque on fire and spraying graffiti on wall in Hebrew.

    An attack on a mosque in the Occupied West Bank has left it scorched and vandalised with the words "the war has begun" scrawled on the wall in Hebrew.

    Locals have accused nearby Israeli settlers for the attack which took place on Monday night. The mosque is in an area where there are Israeli settlements near Palestinian villages.

    The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that some buildings nearby are on private Palestinian land, and the settlers inside must leave.

    Some hardliners from the Jewish community are furious, and are threatening to oppose the upcoming evacuations when troops arrive.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from the occupied West Bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera English


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