Three Palestinian school children were injured in the West Bank city of Hebron after being attacked by extremist settlers living in illegal settlement outpost in the city.

The attack was carried out while dozens of Israeli and international peace activists were protesting against the illegal outposts in the city and the continuous attack carried out by the settlers against school students and the residents.

A medical source in Hebron reported that Yousef Jondiyya, 11, his sister Miriam, 9, and Dalal Taha, 9, suffered serious bruises and concussions after the settlers hurled stones and empty bottles at them before attacking and punching them.

The attack was carried out as the children were heading back home from school. The children’s family lives in Um Touba area, east of Yatta village in Hebron area.