Palestinian medical sources in Iraq-Burin village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, reported on Tuesday evening that one resident was shot and wounded after a group of extremist Israeli settlers attacked the village and broke into his home.Dozens of armed settlers of the nearby Bracha illegal settlement, attacked several homes in the village and fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition.
The settlers also tried to break into the house of resident Boursly Eid in an attempt to place a huge sign on his rooftop.
Ghassan Douglas, in charge of settlements file in the northern part of the West Bank, said that the settler shot resident Eid twice in his arm and once in his waist.
The wounded resident was moved to the Rafidia governmental hospital in Nablus suffering mild-to-moderate wounds.
Earlier this month, settlers violently attacked and struck a 47-year-old man, east of Nablus city, causing fractures in his legs and arms.
The resident, Imad Salahat, from Tallouza village, was visiting one of his relatives when he was attacked by fundamentalist settlers. He was moved to Rafidia hospital for treatment.
The settlers also broke water pipes and placed rubble on a water spring that belongs to the residents of Madama village, south of Nablus.