Israeli troops attack olive pickers near Qalqilia

QALQILIA,- Israeli soldiers on Sunday attacked and wounded two Palestinians who were picking olives in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia, according to local sources.

Palestinians said Israeli soldiers attacked the two farmers, identified as Abdul-Mahdi Hekmat, 16, and Qusai Aqel, 20, and verbally assaulted them while attending to their olive trees.

The soldiers also verbally assaulted Hekmat's wife and threatened her, her husband and Aqel of "murder" if they make it to their land once again.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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