Police in Sakhnin on Tuesday arrested three men on suspicion that they attacked the husband of a social worker in the city over the weekend, Israel Radio reported. Following the attack, social workers across the country launched a one-day strike to protest violence against their colleagues.

The three were arrested while hiding in the Dir Hana village and will be brought to the Acre Magistrate's Court in on Wednesday where police said they would seek a remand extension, according to the report.

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