Groups of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in Zatouna village, south of occupied Hebron on Friday, March 3, 2023.
Palestinian local sources reported that Israeli settlers severely beat the shepherds Mohammed and Musab Khudairat and forces them to leave the area.
Israeli settlers, protected by Israeli occupation forces, regularly carry out attacks against Palestinians and their lands in Zatouna village.
The attacks aim at displacing the Palestinians from their lands and expanding the Israeli settlements.
About 700,000 Israeli settlers live currently in more than 200 settlements built on Palestinian land considered illegal under international law.
Palestinian figures showed that Israeli forces and settlers carried out about 700 attacks against Palestinian families and their properties in the occupied West Bank.
The attacks included assaulting Palestinians, uprooting trees, razing lands, seizing properties, burning and vandalizing vehicles, and closing roads.