Israeli settlers attack 3 Palestinians in West Bank

Arab World Materials 18 July 2011 15:19 (UTC +04:00)

Israeli settlers beat three Palestinians in the West Bank Monday, causing a serious injury to one of them, witnesses and local reports said.

The Jewish settlers attacked the Palestinians to the south of Ramallah city, reported the official Palestinian news agency Wafa, Xinhua reported.

The three were taken to a Palestinian hospital, suffering from fractures and bruises, according to Wafa.

There is still no Israeli response to the incident.

About half million Israeli settlers live in 120 settlements in the West Bank, which was occupied in 1967.