Hundreds of Israeli settlers invade Palestinian village, perform religious Rituals

Hundreds of Israeli settlers, escorted by armed Israeli forces, raided the Palestinian village of Kifl Haris in the central occupied West Bank Salfit district, where they performed religious rituals for two days earlier this week. Israeli army forces installed checkpoints at the entrance of the town around noon, preventing Palestinian traffic from passing through the town. Residents of Kifl Haris have been living under continuous tension due to Israeli settlers’ raids to a number of tombs exist in the village, which Palestinians in the area believe to be the graves of Muslim prophet Dhul-Kifl, the Sufi saint Dhul-Nun, and another shrine built by 12-century Sultan Saladin.
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