Israeli settler runs over, wounds middle-aged Palestinian woman in occupied West Bank

Israeli settler runs over, wounds middle-aged Palestinian woman in occupied West Bank

A middle-aged Palestinian woman has sustained injuries after an Israeli settler ran her over near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus as settlers’ attacks against Palestinians have alarmingly escalated in recent months.

The incident occurred in the al-Aqrabaniya town east of Nablus on Thursday, when an Israeli settler ran over 48-year-old Shafiqa Fayez Bisharat, the Palestinian Information Center quoted Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli settlement activities in the northern West Bank, as saying on Friday.

The wounded Palestinian woman was taken to hospital for due treatment, he added.

Daghlas also stressed in his statement that “the settler deliberately ran over a flock of sheep on the road and chased citizens”, warning against “this dangerous behavior against citizens by settlers and their vehicles.”

Earlier on Thursday, 25-year-old Palestinian man, Mustafa Yassin Filna, was martyred after an Israeli settler ran him over when the victim, from the village of Safa west of Ramallah, was on his…

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