Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, several Palestinians, and their homes, in the eastern part of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, wounding many of them. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian in the center of Hebron city.
Eyewitnesses said the Israeli assailants came from the illegal Kiryat Arba colony, which was built on stolen Palestinian lands, in the eastern part of Hebron city.
They added that the colonists assaulted many Palestinians in Wadi al-Hasseen neighborhood, in addition to firing live rounds and hurling stones at Palestinian homes and stated that Israeli soldiers were present in the area but did not try to stop them.
The colonists also used mace while attacking the Palestinians and their homes.
Medical sources said many Palestinians from Es’eifan and al-Ja’bari families suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises, before receiving treatment by Palestinian Red Crescent medics.
Furthermore, the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mamoun Hussein Natsha, 22, while crossing the permanent military roadblock at the entrance of the Shuhada Street, in the center of Hebron city, on his way back home, and took him to the military base in Tal Romeida neighborhood.
In related news, Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in Tayasir village, east of the northeastern West Bank city of Tubas, and abducted a young man.
Also, the soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a young man with an expanding bullet, in addition to causing several others to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
In addition, the soldiers injured several Palestinians during the weekly procession in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah.