An extremist group of Jewish settlers living in Sousia illegal settlement outpost attacked and severely punched an elderly man, near Yatta town, south of Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank, the Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported.

The agency stated that resident Khalil Mohammad Al Nawaj'a, 79, suffered concussions and bruises in several parts of his body after being severely beaten by the settlers as he was standing near his house, 1 km away from the illegal settlement.