Settlers attack Palestinian home near Nablus, injure owner

NABLUS, � Israeli settlers Saturday attacked a Palestinian home in the village of Orif to the south of Nablus and injured the owner after physically attacking him, according to a local official.

Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlements in the north of the West Bank, told WAFA settlers residing in the illegal West Bank settlements attacked the home of Munir Suleiman and beat him up causing bodily injuries that required treatment in hospital.

Following the incident, village residents confronted the settlers and clashed with Israeli soldiers who rushed to the scene to provide the settlers with protection.

The soldiers showered the residents with tear gas and fired rubber-coated metal bullets at them injuring a 56-year-old Palestinian man.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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