Eyewitnesses have reported that Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday evening (May 29, 2014], three young Palestinian men on Ash-Shuhada Street, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.The three have been identified as Mohammad al-Jamal, 22, Diab al-Kurdi, 20, and Diab al-Karaky, 20; the soldiers stopped the two Palestinians at the roadblock, and violently assaulted them before one of them lost consciousness.
Imad Abu Shamsiyya, a local volunteer with the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (Bâ€™Tselem) stated the soldiers tried to prevent the Bâ€™Tselem team from documenting the assault.
Abu Shamsiyya added that such attacks became a daily occurrence in Hebron, especially on Ash-Shuhada Street.
He said the soldiers refused to allow local medics to provide treatment to the two Palestinians, and insisted on arresting them.
Imad al-Atrash, a local activist, said the attack was the third on Thursday alone, adding that Israeli military assaults and attacks by Israeli settlers take place on a daily basis.
Al-Atrash added that the settlers also repeatedly attack international solidarity activists, and Israeli activists.