Israeli radical settlers attacked the convoy of an American official on Friday while visiting the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Sources in Hebron said that General William Fraser was about to enter the city of Hebron when a group of Israeli radical settlers rammed their car into the envoy of vehicles hitting the security escort car.

The sources added that a small clash took place between the bodyguards of General Fraser and the radical settlers, then the American official turned back to Jerusalem.

General William Fraser is the US President Bush administration envoy who was dispatched to the region for monitor the implementation of the road map peace plan.