Colonial Israeli settlers attacked Wednesday, 16 November 2022 an elderly Palestinian man from the town of Atil north of Tulkarm and burned his truck.
“Israeli settlers intercepted my father’s truck at the Deir Sharaf junction west of Nablus, forcibly took him out of his car, and beat him, causing bruises and wounds on his face. They also set fire to the truck and completely burned and destroyed its contents,” reported Moath, the elderly man’s son.
Moath added that his father was on his way to the vegetable market in Nablus to unload his load of vegetables. Later, he was taken to Al-Israa Hospital in Tulkarem to receive treatment.
Israeli settlers’ attacks have escalated recently against the Palestinian citizens’ own properties in the occuiped West Bank including attacking the Palestinian homes, sabotaging their cars, and blocking their roads.
Since the beginning of 2022, Israeli settlers have carried out more than 290 attacks on Palestinians and their own property in the occupied West Bank, 230 of which caused property damage, and 60 of them caused injuries to Palestinian residents, according to United Nations reports.
More than 650,000 colonial settlers were distributed among 164 illegal settlements and 124 outposts built on the stolen lands of occuiped West Bank and Jerusalem.
The West Bank and Jerusalem lands are occupied territories based on International law due to this all Israeli settlement-building activities there are illegal.