Israeli settlers assault the mayor of Sebastia

Days of Palestine - Nablus

Israeli settlers today assaulted Sebastia Mayor Muhammad Azim, when he intervened to prevent the settlers from abducting a child.

Azim said that dozens of settlers, with military reinforcements, stormed the archaeological site in Sebastia, north of Nablus, and tried to kidnap a child.

He added that while confronting settlers' attempts to kidnap the child, he was beaten, under the protection of the occupation forces.

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