Dozens of Palestinian citizens suffered from their exposure to tear gas in Madama village, south of Nablus, during clashes with Israeli soldiers and settlers.
Chief of the village Ihab al-Qut said that a horde of Jewish settlers from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar in Nablus stormed the southern area of the village and clashed with local youths in the presence of soldiers who fired volleys of tear gas grenades.
Dozens of young men suffered from inhaling tear gas during the events.
The settlers also set fire to many olive trees under military protection, while soldiers prevented local residents from going to their lands to extinguish the flames.
_The Palestinian Information Center.