HEBRON (Ma’an) — An Israeli settler on Friday evening opened fire at a vehicle being driven by a Palestinian near the village of Beit Ummar north of Hebron.
Spokesman for the Popular Resistance Committee in Beit Ummar Mohammad Ayyad Awad said that an Israeli settler driving a white Citroen vehicle heading south towards Hebron opened fire at a taxi driven by a Palestinian as it sat on the side of the road.
The settler’s fire hit the body of the car, he said, and the passengers in the car at the time ran to a nearby gas station as the settler sped away. No injuries were reported.
Awad added that a group of Israeli soldiers were standing a few meters away from the incident but did not react or try to stop the perpetrator.
The unprovoked attack on Palestinian civilians came amid a wave of violence perpetrated by Israeli Jews…
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