A number of Israeli colonizers from Yitzhar colony, illegally built on Palestinian lands south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, hurled stones at several Palestinian cars, wounding four residents, and caused damage to many cars.
Media sources in Nablus said the attacks took place on the main road between the city and Qalqilia.
They added that the wounded Palestinians have been identified as Abdul-Hafith Mousa, and his sons Mohammad and Tareq, in addition to Mohammad Saleh Awad, from Tulkarem. They were rushed for treatment in Rafidia hospital, in Nablus.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said such assaults have witnessed a very serious escalation after a settler woman was killed in a traffic accident, last Thursday.
He added that Yitzhar colonists have carried out numerous assaults against the Palestinians, and closed the Nablus-Qalqilia road, in addition to causing damage to many cars and wounding many residents, including several children.
Daghlas stated that, in 48 hours, the Israeli assailants burnt a bulldozer, attacked many homes in âAseera ash-Shamaliya town and Jaloud village, south of Nablus, in addition to cutting 900 trees in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, also south of Nablus, Arraba town, south of Jenin, and Ras Karkar village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and demolished a well.
He added that the colonists also wrote racist graffiti in al-âIsawiya and Shuâfat, in occupied Jerusalem, and punctured tires of more than 15 Palestinian cars.