A group of Israeli extremists violently attacked, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man in al-Qatamon neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem. The young man suffered two fractures in his leg. This is the second attack of its kind that takes places in Jerusalem in less than three weeks.Medical sources identified the victim as Ibrahim Abu Ta’a, 28, from Wad al-Jouz in Jerusalem. Abu Ta’a works at the Mamilla Hotel in the area, Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported.
The Arabs48 news website reported that Abu Ta’a, along with several coworkers, went to a night club and that afterwards he and one of his friends walked a club worker to her apartment.
Once in front of the apartment of the woman, several Israeli extremists, who realized he was Arab, attacked him. The Taxi driver, who drove them tried to intervene but was unable to stop the attack.
One of the extremists struck Ta’a on his leg with an iron bar causing two fractures, while the rest started hitting and kicking him. The attackers then fled the scene as the police arrived and the victim was moved to an Israeli hospital.
Haaretz said that the Palestinian has been working at the hotel for several years and that he was hospitalized for further treatment.
Last week, the Israeli Prosecution at the Central Court in Jerusalem filed indictments against eight extremist Israeli settlers who attacked a Palestinian in Jerusalem, on August 16, leading to serious injuries. Another indictment was filed in the District Court in Jerusalem.
The young Palestinian man, Jamal Joulani, 17, was attacked by a large group of young Israeli extremists and suffered serious injuries. The attackers left the scene after he fell unconscious.