Palestinian hospitalized after Israeli police assault
Published Sunday 10/08/2014 (updated) 10/08/2014 14:23
SALFIT (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was seriously injured late Saturday after Israeli police officers pepper sprayed him in the face near the illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel in the central West Bank, Palestinian security sources said.
The sources said Muhammad Salim Buziah was taken to a public hospital in Salfit on Saturday night.
They said Israeli police officers attacked him with pepper spray at a main square near the Ariel settlement before confiscating his private vehicle for unknown reasons.
An Israeli military spokeswoman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.