Local sources have reported [Monday October 28, 2013] that a number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian man in his own land, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before settlement guards kidnapped him instead of removing the settlers.The sources said that the settlers violently attacked Mohammad Qabha, 45 years of age, striking him repeatedly to different part of his body causing various injuries.

Qabha is from Sinjil village, near Ramallah; the settlers came from Maale Labouna illegal settlement south of Nablus.

Settlement guards then kidnapped the man and took him into the illegal settlement.

Earlier on Monday, Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped 23 Palestinians before taking them to different interrogation and detention facilities.