Palestinian farmers attacked with rods during harvest

3 farmers from a village near Ramallah claim they were attacked with metal rods by settlers while harvesting olives. The Palestinians report that one of the farmers is critically injured and the other two are moderately injured. The IDF and Civil Administration in the West Bank have started an investigation.
Farmer rushed to hospital in critical condition. Photo credit: Maan News Agency/ Channel 2 News

Today (Saturday), a Palestinian farmer was critically injured along with two others who sustained moderate injuries near Ramallah after being attacked by Israeli citizens while harvesting olives.

According to Palestinian media outlets, the three farmers were beaten by metal rods and rushed to a hospital in Ramallah.

The harvest is considered a tense period between Jewish settlers and Palestinians. The IDF and Civil Administration in the West Bank announced that the event is being examined.

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