FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
19 July 2010
Eleven year old Palestinian boy run over by Israeli settler in Hebron
Tel Rumeida, HEBRON:
An eleven year old Palestinian boy was run over by an Israeli settler in Hebron last night, and had to be immediately hospitalized.
An eyewitness said that a motorcyclist hit the boy, Abdallah Hasan Al-Muhtaseb, on Al-Sahla street in Tel Rumeida. The witness estimated that the settler was driving at 80 kilometers per hour and said that after hitting the boy he immediately drove away.
Abdallah is now conscious in al-Mizan hospital, Hebron, and will be kept for further scans to check for internal bleeding but is expected to be released soon.
The victim’s father is available for questions.