Israeli settlers assault Palestinian shepherd near Jericho

Israeli settlers Thursday assaulted a Palestinian shepherd near Arab al-Malihat area, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, sources said.

Hasan Malheiat, head of the Al-Baidar Organization for Bedouin Rights, told WAFA that a number of armed fanatic Israeli settlers assaulted Ali Malheiat while he was grazing his stock in lands near the aforementioned area.

He added that the settlers used sticks to beat the local resident.

Source: National News Agency