Ramallah, Dozens of Jewish settlers Thursday morning stormed area of archaeological Solomon’s pools, south of the city of Bethlehem, according to Palestinian sources.

Director of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in Bethlehem, Hassan Bureijeh, said in a statement that the dozens of settlers raided the area near al- Khader town, south of Bethlehem, under the protection of the Israeli army.

“The extremists performed provocative Talmudic rituals on the occasion of what they call “Israel’s anniversary of independence”, the statement added.

Source: Jordan News Agency