Laith Yousif Shatat

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An Israeli settler has deliberately run over a Palestinian child in the occupied West Bank of city of Yatta south of al-Khalil (Hebron.)

The settler drove over Laith Yousif Shatat, eight, on Wednesday as the child was standing outside his school located in the town’s eastern regions.

According to witnesses, the severely injured child was taken to a hospital in al-Khalil.

Palestinian81Yr 200CompThere have been dozens of “hit and run” incidents targeting Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank, with most of them largely going uninvestigated by Israeli authorities. Some of such incidents have even resulted in fatalities.

On February 8, an Israeli settler ran over and killed an 81-year-old Palestinian man south of the city of Bethlehem.

 

 

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An Israeli settler also ran over and injured a middle-aged Palestinian man south of al-Khalil on January 6 as he was walking on the edge of a road.

 

 

 

The 40-year-old victim, whose identity was not immediately known, was struck south of the city of Hebron (al-Khalil), situated 30 kilometers south of Jerusalem (al-Quds), on Friday as he was walking on the edge of a road, Arabic-language Palestine al-Yawm news agency reported.

About 600,000 Israelis live in over 230 settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem al-Quds.

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