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Israeli settlers physically assault Palestinians in occupied West Bank

West Bank(The inside Palestine)- Two Palestinian women and one man were injured on Friday when a horde of extremist Jewish settlers physically assaulted them in the West Bank, while other citizens fended settlers off during their attempt to attack their homes in southern Nablus.

Local official Ghassan Daghlas said that settlers threw rocks and savagely beat two women near the location of the evacuated Homesh settlement in northern Nablus.

The women, who suffered injuries and bruises, were identified as Siham Abdul-Salam, 47, and Shawq al-Birawi, 45. They are from the village of Fandaqumiya in southern Jenin.

Meanwhile, a young man identified as Naseer Basel suffered injuries and factures when settlers assaulted him near Kafr Qallil town in southern Nablus.

According to his brother, Hayel, settlers from the illegal settlement of Bracha escorted by soldiers attacked a group of young men, including Naseer who suffered from head injuries and fractures in his legs.

The wounded young man was transferred to Rafidia Hospital, where he would undergo surgeries.

In another incident, citizens from Madama town managed on Friday afternoon to ward off a gang of settlers from the settlement of Yitzhar as they tried to attack homes on the outskirts of the town.

Soon later, Israeli soldiers intervened to protect the settlers and secured their withdrawal from the area before embarking on firing tear gas and stun grenades at the citizens.

Several citizens suffered from their exposure to tear gas fumes during the soldiers’ attack.

Source: PIC

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