West Bank mosque torched, Hebrew graffiti left in apparent attack by Israeli extremists



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JERUSALEM — Suspected Israeli extremists have torched a Palestinian mosque in the West Bank and left Hebrew graffiti at the site.

Jibreen al-Bakri, governor of the Bethlehem region, says the mosque in the village of Jabaa near Bethlehem was set alight at dawn Wednesday, damaging the mosque's walls and carpeted floor.

Israeli TV showed footage of Hebrew graffiti on the walls that read "we want the redemption of Zion" and "revenge" alongside a Jewish Star of David.

The Israeli army said it was investigating.

Jewish vandals have targeted mosques, churches, Palestinian vehicles, dovish Israeli groups and even Israeli military bases in so called "price tag" attacks to protest Israeli government actions against settler activity.

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