Attack ignites blaze in mosque in West Bank town; Palestinian mayor blames Jewish settlers

November 12, 2014 6:00 AM

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RAMALLAH, West Bank – A Palestinian official says an attack against a mosque in the West Bank ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor. He blamed Jewish settlers for the attack.

Mayor Faraj al-Naasan says the fire broke out before dawn on Wednesday in the town of Al Mueir, north of Ramallah.

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