פצועים בבית חולים פלסטיני
One of the wounded Palestinians being treated at a hospital in the Palestinian city of Biddya
Photo: Biddya Municipality
One of the wounded Palestinians being treated at a hospital in the Palestinian city of Biddya

Several wounded in brawl between settlers and Palestinians

Clash near settlement of Ma'ale Shomron reportedly started after Palestinian farmers allegedly hurled rocks at several settler youths in the area; two Palestinians reportedly injured after being shot by a settler

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Published: 07.05.20 , 18:40
Clashes erupted Sunday between settlers and Palestinians in the West Bank, resulting in two man being moderately injured and four other sustaining light injuries.
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  • According to Israel's N12 channel, some 100 Palestinians began hurling rocks at five settlers who arrived at a hilltop nearby Palestinian agricultural land.
    פצועים בבית חולים פלסטיניפצועים בבית חולים פלסטיני
    One of the wounded Palestinians being treated at a hospital in the Palestinian city of Biddya
    (Photo: Biddya Municipality)
    One of the settlers was reportedly hit in the head with a pickaxe, which prompted a member of his group to open fire moderately wounding a Palestinian.
    One person was taken to the hospital with was believed to be bullet wounds, Israel Police confirmed.
    תמונות הפצועתמונות הפצוע
    An injured settler being taken to the hospital
    The incident occurred near the settlement of Ma’ale Shomron in the northern West Bank after several settler youths arrived at a nearby valley, police said in a statement.
    A brawl then erupted between them and Palestinians who were farming nearby, the police added.
    All of the wounded were evacuated from the area as police and military forces began an investigation into the incident.

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