A wild pig attacked, on Friday night, a 10-year-old child in the town of Yamoun, west of Jenin, causing injury to her hand, according to local sources.

According to WAFA, they said that Alaa Houshieh was admitted to hospital after her hand was bit by a pig.

Palestinians say Israeli settlers let wild pigs run loose in the fields to attack farmers and villagers as a way to keep them off their land.

The residents, who say they never before had wild pigs in the West Bank until the settlers came there, have urged the Palestinian Authority to help get rid of the wild pigs in their areas, which have become a threat to them, particularly children.

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