Israeli Settlers, Beat Up, Injure Palestinian Child near Hebron

HEBRON, April 24, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli settlers assaulted Thursday an 8-year-old Palestinian child in Khirbet Al-Kharoubi to the east of Yatta in southern Hebron, said a local activist.

Yatta Anti-wall and Settlement Popular Resistance Committee Spokesperson Ratib Jabour said that settlers from Havat Maʻon, an illegal Israeli settlement built on Palestinian-owned land to the east of Yatta, beat up Rasha Makhamreh, 8, causing her serious wounds in her head.

She was transferred to hospital for treatment.

Jabour called upon all childhood-related international and local organizations concerned to protect Palestinian children in Masafer area against Israeli soldiers and settlers’ attacks.