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Cars, homes damaged in West Bank Palestinian village in suspected hate crime

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A suspected hate crime was carried out in the West Bank village of Hawara, with residents claiming Israeli settlers entered the community late Tuesday night and vandalized vehicles and homes.

Stones and a bottle of paint were thrown at two homes and some cars, according to Hebrew media reports.

According to the Yesh Din rights group, which also blamed settlers for the attack, a family was asleep in one of the homes that was targeted, the Haaretz daily reported.

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Although residents did not file a complaint, Israel Police reportedly opened an investigation into the incident.

חשד לפשע שנאה בחווארה שבשומרון: שמשות של שני כלי רכב נופצו ונזרק בקבוק צבע על בית, בזמן שמשפחה ישנה בו@carmeldangor (צילום: עיריית חווארה) pic.twitter.com/92yELlkIXt

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