Israeli Forces Brutally Assault Palestinian in Bethlehem Village

CLASHES BETWEEN ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES AND PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS NEAR THE WEST BANK VILLAGE OF BITDUKU

BETHLEHEM, September 9, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces Tuesday brutally assaulted a Palestinian youth from Artas to the south of Bethlehem, according to security sources.

Israeli forces stationed at military checkpoint near Beit Fajjar, located to the south of Bethlehem, detained, handcuffed and blindfolded a resident of Artas before taking him to the illegal settlement of Gush Etzion.

The soldiers brutally assaulted the man, inflicting bruises and wounds across his body before leaving him unattended near al-Arroub refugee camp to the north of Hebron. He was admitted into Beit Jala hospital for treatment and his situation was described as moderate.

 

Source: WAFA