Palestinian medical sources in the West Bank city of Bethlehem reported Sunday that sixteen Palestinian workers were wounded when their van flipped over after Israeli soldiers pursued it near Husan town.The sources said that the workers suffered mild-to-moderate injuries, and were moved to local governmental hospitals in the area.

The workers said that an armored Israeli military jeep was chasing their van after they crossed the Green Line seeking work in Israel.

The workers did not have permits, and it was reported that after their van flipped over, soldiers assaulted them before handing them to the Palestinian security forces in Bethlehem.