Hundreds of settlers attack Palestinians in East Jerusalem

PNN/ Jerusalem/

A number of Palestinian citizens in Jerusalem on late Sunday night were injured after they were attacked by extremist settlers in Al-Musarara neighborhood, East Jerusalem.

Palestinian sources said hundreds of extremist settlers attacked the neighborhood after a march in which they shouted racist slogans, under the  protection of Israeli occupation forces, who did not try to prevent the settlers from carrying out the attacks.

According to the sources, the settlers threw stones and broke the contents of shops in the neighborhood,   in addition to carrying out barbaric acts and chanting racist slogans.

When some citizens attempted to defend themselves and prevent attacks by settlers, IOF fired teargas and sound grenades towards them.