Hebron, ALRAY - Israeli colonial settlers of Beit Hadasa settlement backed by the Israeli occupation soldiers assaulted Palestinian citizens after raiding their houses in al-Shohadaa street, central the West Bank city of Hebron.
The settlers attacked the houses of Mufid and Zidan al-Sharabati before beating them, local sources reported.
They said the Israeli soldiers joined the Israeli settlers and beat al-Haj Mufid,48 and his brother Zidan,44, causing them suffer bruises and contusions.
The brothers were transferred to al-Khalil Governmental Hospital. The Israeli soldiers kidnapped Zidan from the ambulance despite his injury and took him to an interrogation center in Kiryat Arba settlement, the sources added.
Witnesses pointed out clashes erupted between the family and the Israeli settlers who threatened and insulted them using obscene language and prevented media from picturing the incident.
A state of fear prevailed among the Sharabati’s family especially their children.