Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian shepherd was attacked, on Wednesday afternoon, by a group of extremist Israeli settlers west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The Maan News Agency reported that Khaled Mahmoud Barry, 42, from Amateen village, suffered various cuts and bruises.

The settlers who attacked him came from the Havut Gilad illegal settlement near the village.

Maan reported that the settler tried to steal sheep owned by the shepherd, and violently attacked him when he tried to stop them. He was moved to the Rafidia hospital near Nablus suffering mild-to-moderate injuries.