Israel Police Say Settlers Attack US Officials in West Bank

January 2, 2015 3:45 PM

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Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank to investigate claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police say.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the settlers threw rocks at the officials who had come to the area near the Jewish settlement of Adi Ad in two consular vehicles to look into Palestinian claims that settlers uprooted scores of Palestinian olive trees the day before.

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