Israeli settlers from the settlement of Itamar, near the West Bank city of Nablus assaulted three Palestinian workers Wednesday morning. The workers are from the town of Beit Fajjar near Bethlehem and suffered moderate wounds and bruises in different parts of their bodies. The settlers also set fire to their car before the left them in the street.
In Hebron, a Palestinian boy suffered moderate wounds when hit by a settler car near in the city. The boy was moved to the hospital for medical treatment.
Ghassan Doghlus, an expert on the wall and settlement issues said that 275 violations by Israeli settlers against Palestinian civilians were recorded in the north of the West Bank since the beginning of 2011.