Woman Injured after Being Rammed by Settler’s Car near Bethlehem
Thursday March 27, 2014 02:25 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
[Wednesday Evening, March 26, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a 55-year-old woman was moderately injured, after being hit by a settler’s car in Teqoua’ village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
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Medical sources said the woman suffered various fractures, cuts and bruises, and was moved to a local hospital by Red Crescent medics who rushed to the scene.
The sources said that the woman suffered fractures in her arm and shoulder, in addition to various cuts, including in her face and head. She was moved to the Beir Jala Governmental Hospital, in Bethlehem.
On February 19, a Palestinian child, identified as Ahmad Naim Borqan, 7, suffered a mild-to-moderate injury in a similar incident in the al-Masharfa neighborhood, south of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.
On the same day, settlers attacked a Palestinian man in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing various cuts and bruises to his body.
Local sources said that the settlers assaulted Mohammad Raja al-Zeben, 50, while working in his land close to the illegal Yitzhar settlement.
On Saturday evening [December 21, 2013,] a Palestinian child died of severe injuries, sustained after being rammed by an Israeli settler’s car near Al-Eesawiyya town, north of occupied East Jerusalem.
The child, Amin Al-Faqeer, 13, was from a Bedouin community in Anata town, and was riding a donkey when the incident took place.
On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, twin girls were injured after being rammed by an Israeli settler’s vehicle on the Al-Walaja road, west of Beit Jala, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
On Monday, December 9, a young Palestinian man was injured after being rammed by an Israeli military jeep in Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem.
On November 19, 2013, a young woman identified as Zeina Omar Awad, 21, was injured after being rammed by a settler’s vehicle at the main entrance of Beit Ummar. She suffered cuts and bruises, while the settler fled the scene.
On the same day, a Palestinian woman was injured after being rammed by the speeding vehicle of an Israeli settler, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
On October 22, resident Abdul-Hafith Tayyem, 76, died of serious injuries sustained after being hit by a settler’s vehicle in Al-Fondoq town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The incident took place on October 16, 2013.
On September 29, a Palestinian worker was injured after being rammed by a settler’s vehicle, near Husan town, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
On September 20, a Palestinian man was injured in a similar accident, caused by an Israeli settler who fled the scene.
A week before the incident took place, a Palestinian child was severely injured after being hit by a settler's vehicle as she was walking home from school in Teqoua’ village, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The child, Hayat Mohammad Suleiman, 8 years of age, was walking back home from school on the main road that is also used by Israeli settlers living in illegal settlements in the area.