Settler wounded in fight with Palestinians near Yitzhar

A young settler was wounded in the eye on Monday evening during a fight with Palestinians near Yitzhar, in the West Bank. According to an initial IDF investigation, the fight started after Palestinians set fire to fields which bordered Yitzhar. Settlers from the community then confronted the Palestinians. Security forces that arrived on the scene dispersed the group, and firefighters put out the blaze. The wounded youth was evacuated to a nearby hospital.