Israeli soldiers assault elderly man, arrest his son in Jericho

Days of Palestine - Jericho

Israeli occupation forces attacked an elderly Palestinian and detained his son near the village of An-Nuweima, to the north of the West Bank city of Jericho, after attempting to prevent the former from seizing their privately-owned agricultural tractor.

Eyewitnesses said that the occupation beat up the 65-year-old Hussein al-Zayed and arrested his son Tawfik, 35, when they tried to prevent the soldiers from taking away their tractor in Nuwaima area to the north of Jericho.

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They added that Palestinian Red Crescent crews took Hussein to hospital for treatment.

The Palestinian residents of Al-Nuwaima village are subjected to all kinds of violations and harassment by the Israeli occupation forces as a means of forcing them to leave their lands in order to control it.

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