Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday at night, a young Palestinian man in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, while on his way to his friend’s wedding.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the young man was stopped and assaulted by the soldiers in Wad Abu al-Hummus area, near al-Khass and an-No’man villages, east of Bethlehem.

It added that the young man, 23 years of age, suffered various cuts and bruises, and was moved to a Palestinian hospital in Bethlehem.

The Palestinian said that he was on his way to attend a friend’s wedding, went the soldiers stopped him and constantly struck and beat him.