Jewish Settlers Caught and Beaten After Trespassing in Palestinian Village

Incident follows the uprooting by Civil Administration officials of settler olive trees planted on Arab land.

A group of more than 10 settlers from the outpost of Esh Kodesh, in the Nablus area, were apprehended and beaten by Palestinian villagers on Tuesday after trespassing on their land. The settlers were later handed over to the Israel Defense Forces.