File photo: settlers backed by soldiers in Hebron old city.

Settlers brutally assault girl and youth in Hebron

PNN/ Hebron/

Israeli settlers Tuesday morning have assaulted a girl and a youth in the old city of Hebron, causing them both wounds. Settlers have stoned little girl named Farah Abu-Sneineh, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, causing her bruises and injuries.

The girl was treated on the spot by paramedics.

Security sources also said that settlers attacked Jacob Al-Koumi (37) in Al Majnona area south of Hebron.

The settlers beat him severely causing him wounds, and he was rushed to the Hebron Governmental Hospital for treatment.

Last week, IOF carried a wide kidnap campaign of youths and children, in addition to handing out demolition orders.

IOF kidnapped a number of youths from the Hebron district, including towns of Halhul, Bani-Nu’aim and Si’ir.Among the arrested were three children from Si’ir village, aged 14.

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Two weeks ago, Palestinian security sources from Hebron old city said that soldiers have brutally attacked a Palestinian youth, and then forced him to drink gasoline.