Israeli settlers attacked and injured an elderly Palestinian man and his wife after attacking their vehicle in the occupied West Bank city of Jericho on Sunday night, March 19, 2023.
Palestinian local sources reported that Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian vehicles on a Jericho road and stoned several cars.
The settlers assaulted the Palestinian man Munir Mur, 63. Medical sources reported that he sustained bruises all over his body.
His wife also fainted as a result of the settlers’ attack. They were transferred to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.
About 700,000 Israeli settlers live currently in more than 200 settlements built on Palestinian lands.
Palestinian figures showed that Israeli forces and settlers carried out about 151 attacks against Palestinian families and their properties in the occupied West Bank in February 2023.
The attacks included assaulting Palestinians, uprooting trees, razing lands, seizing properties, burning and vandalizing vehicles, and closing roads.