One illegal Israeli settler was reported dead, and five others injured in a fight-back incident by Palestinian freedom fighter in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Saturday night 29 October 2022 in what seems a retaliation to the continued crimes and assaults of Israeli settlers against Palestinian citizens in the city.
One of the illegal Israeli settlers was killed and another was seriously hurt.
The attack occurred near the entrance to the illegal settlement in Hebron, called Giv’at HaAvot.
An Israeli settler in his 60s was announced dead and another in his 50s was listed in serious condition, according to Israeli media.
In footage shared on social media, gunshots could be heard in the area.
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The Jewish Israeli extremist Itamar Ben Gvir claimed the shots were directed toward his home, although there was no confirmation.
The attack came amid heightened attacks and violations by Israeli occupation forces and illegal Israeli settlers against safe Palestinians the occupied West Bank.
Since the beginning of this year, the Israeli occupation forces killed more than 130 Palestinian civilians and arrested more than 2000 others in the occupied West Bank.