Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Assault Palestinians in West Bank

HEBRON/NABLUS, August 29, 2013 (WAFA) – Israeli soldiers beat Palestinian civilians in the south of the West Bank on Thursday while settlers assaulted farmers in the north, according to local sources.

They said soldiers beat a 20-year-old youth near Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, and beat another one, a 26-year-old resident of Dahriyeh, also south of Hebron, in a separate incident and who had to be admitted to hospital for treatment.

In the north of the West Bank, Israeli settler assaulted farmers attending to their land in the village of Qusra, near Nablus, causing several injures that required hospitalization, said a local activist.

He said the settlers also stole a tractor the farmers were using.

source: WAFA NEWS