Lod: Man killed, 2 injured in shooting incident
Watch: Israeli left-wing activists attacked by West Bank settlersMasked Israeli settlers attacked left-wing activists who were accompanying shepherds in the Jericho region. At least 5 were injured.
Today (Friday), Israeli settlers from the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council were recorded attacking left-wing activists with stones, sticks and clubs. At least 5 of the activists were injured and in need of medical care. Following the incident, local police opened an investigation.
The attack occurred when a group of 12 Ta’ayush activists arrived at the Jericho area in order to accompany shepherds herding sheep. At a certain point, approximately 15 armed and masked men appeared and started attacking the activists and the shepherds.
Follow JerusalemOnline Twitter page and stay up to date with the latest news Follow @JOL_NEWS
“There were no confrontations,” a Ta’ayush activist said. “It was a severe and organized assault by a group of lawbreakers.” According to the activist, over the past several months, the shepherds have been harassed by the settlers in the region- that’s why the activists began accompanying them.
Click Here for more reports by Daniel Gilenson
Found mistakes in this report? - Click Here