Palestinian family escapes near death after Israeli settlers attack their vehicle on West Bank road

NABLUS, Saturday, A Palestinian family nearly escaped death on Saturday after Israeli settlers attacked their car with stones while driving on a road between West Bank cities of Nablus and Qalqilya.

Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlements in the northern West Bank, told WAFA that Ahmad al-Sadda and his family, from the village of Jet, to the east of Qalqilya, barley survived a settlers’ attack on their vehicle.

The settlers attacked Sadda’s car with rocks as it passed near the settlement of Havat Gilad causing damage to the car and a blow out in one tire, said Daghlas.

He said the family, particularly the children, was terrified and suffered from shock as a result of the attack that almost killed them all.

Settlers last week killed a Palestinian mother of eight in a similar incident nearby when they threw stones at a car she was in with her husband and daughters. The stone hit the woman, Aisha Rabi, 48, in the head and killed her. Her husband was injured. The army said it opened an investigation into the attack but no arrests were made so far.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency