JERUSALEM, June 7 (Reuters) - Suspected Israeli settlers
damaged a mosque in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, throwing a burning tire into it and scrawling Hebrew graffiti on its walls, an Israeli police spokesman said.
The attackers daubed the walls with the words price tag, the spokesman said, a phrase militant settlers have adopted to signal retribution for any Israeli moves against settlement-outposts built without government authorization.
Israeli authorities demolished a structure at a settlement-outpost in the West Bank last week near the village of al-Mughayyir
where the mosque is located.
The spokesman said damage was caused to carpets in the early morning attack on the mosque and police and the army had launched an investigation.
(Writing by Ori Lewis; Editing by Jon Boyle)