Online donation system by ClickandPledge

user preferences

  • Language - en

Israeli Settler Stabs Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

author Wednesday December 11, 2013 07:11author by IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Tuesday Evening, December 10, 2013] Eyewitnesses state that a young Palestinian man was moderately hurt after being stabbed by an Israeli settler in Jaffa Road, in West Jerusalem, the Milad News Agency has reported.


Image By Milad News Agency

The sources stated that Mohammad Marwan, 20 years of age, was heading back home from work when an Israeli settler stopped him to ask for a cigarette and, when the settler made sure that the young man was an Arab, he stabbed him.

The young Palestinian man, from Ras Al-íAmoud in East Jerusalem, was stabbed in the arm as he tried to fend off the attack, upon noticing the knife.

His family said that, after Mohammad was stabbed, around nine more settlers who were apparently hiding in the area gathered around him, one of them striking the injured Palestinian on the head with a baton.

Mohammadís cousin, who was buying some groceries at a nearby store, said that he noticed one of the settlers placing a knife on his cousinís neck, and ran towards him while shouting at the settlers, who fled the scene.

He added that he witnessed an Israeli police car driving nearby, and that the officers did not stop but drove off.

The injured Palestinian was moved to the Hadassah Israeli Hospital, in Jerusalem, suffering an injury to his arm, in addition to bruises to the head and legs.

category jerusalem | israeli attacks | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
This page can be viewed in
English
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
Follow imemcnews on Twitter
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
© 2001-2014 IMEMC News. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by IMEMC News. Disclaimer | Privacy