Axe attack in West Bank leaves Israeli man injured

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 28, 2012 10:38

 
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An Israeli man was lightly to moderately wounded after he was hacked in the chest with an axe on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Luban al-Sharqiyya on Tuesday.

The victim appears to be a settler from the area who had come with several other settlers to a Palestinian village in order to document Palestinian building violations.

After the Palestinians noticed the group's presence, a verbal dispute escalated to violence and the victim was attacked by an axe-wielding Palestinian. Those accompanying the victim managed to overpower the attacker and restrained him until security forces arrived to apprehend him.  

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