Palestinian village hangs large Swastika flag on electric line

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to The Israel Defense Forces Civil Administration on Monday ordered the Palestinian Electrical Company to remove a Swastika flag that had been hung on one of its electric wires in the Palestinian village of Beit Ummar.

A photograph of the Swastika flag was taken by the Tazpit News Agency, which brought it to the attention of the IDF. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirmed that the flag had been hung on an electrical line in the village and will be removed.

Beit Ummar is situated on the road between Gush Etzion and Hebron in Judea and Samaria. Palestinians clashed with IDF soldiers in Beit Ummar over the weekend, with eight Palestinians injured in the incident, the Palestinian Maan News Agency reported.

Posted on May 20, 2013 .