Palestinian sources reported on Wednesday at night that Israeli settlers abducted a youth from Hizma village, northeast of Jerusalem, severly punched and clubbed him and cut him with blades until he fell unconsious.Eyewitness reported that three settlers abducted Ra'fat Samih Al Khateeb, 16, as he was heading back home after visiting a relative living on the main road that links Hizma with Jericho.


The settlers took Al Khateeb to an area near Maali Adumim settlement and attacked him with blades while punching and kicking him,


After attacking Al Khateeb, the settlers drove him to an area near his town while he was unconscious, dropped him there and sped away.


He was moved later on to Haddasah Ein Karem Israeli hospital in Jerusalem.