Israeli settlers reportedly chop down 800 Palestinian olive trees

May 19, 2015 1:14 PM

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Israeli settlers reportedly chop down 800 Palestinian olive trees

(CNN)The official Palestianian news agency is reporting that Israeli settlers have chopped down and seized about 800 Palestinian-owned olive trees near the town of Shuyukh, east of Hebron.

The report, by WAFA, the Palestine News & Information Agency, cited "a local source," whom it did not identify. Israel has yet to comment on the report.

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