Four Injured, Two Kidnapped, In Jerusalem

05 Apr
5:51 AM

[Friday Evening, April 4, 2014] A large number of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians, wounding four, while Israeli soldiers kidnapped two more Palestinians, in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan has reported that the soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Morad, 17, and his brother Mohammad Atiyya, 20, and took them to a police station in the Salah Ed-Deen Street.

The Center said that more than 50 settlers invaded Sheikh Jarrah and threw stones at several Palestinian cars, and homes, in the area.

Local Palestinian residents tried to stop the settlers, but were assaulted by them, while a number of settlers used pepper-spray against the Palestinians, and assaulted them, leading to four injuries.

Israeli soldiers then attacked the Palestinians, and kidnapped the two brothers. At least one woman was wounded in the attack; property damage was reported.

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Saed Bannoura

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