Settlers seize Palestinian-owned land near Bethlehem, plant it with trees

Israeli settlers today seized a Palestinian-owned land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem city, and planted it with trees, according to Ahmad Salah, an activist.

He said the land is owned by a local Palestinian and is 15 dunums in area.

Planting the land with trees is usually a step toward stealing it.

Source: Palestine news & Information Agency