Palestinian sources reported the a Palestinian boy sustained critical wounds after a group of Israeli soldiers manning Al Nashshash checkpoint located to the south West Bank city of Bethlehem attacked him on Monday midday.
Iyad Al Anati, 17 from the village of Halhol near Hebron was crossing the checkpoint to get to his home coming from the city of Bethlehem, soldiers stopped the boy took his bag then his cell phone and money, a number of soldiers forced down on the ground and started to beat him up, witnesses reported.

The witnesses added that soldiers kept the boy for two hours and refused to allow Palestinian medical teems to get to him during that time later he was given to a Palestinian ambulance that took him to a nearby Palestinian hospital were his injures were described as critical.