A Jewish settler was attacked with an axe on Tuesday while documenting construction work allegedly conducted by Palestinians in Khan Luban, near the West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Levona.
The man sustained light injuries and was transferred to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Police arrested the Palestinian involved in the assault.
The area of Khan Luban has seen ongoing disputes between Palestinians and settlers. On Tuesday morning, settlers from Ma'ale Levona arrived in the area to document how, according to them, a Palestinian family was taking over the area.
Shortly afterwards, a verbal altercation developed between the Palestinians and the settlers, ending with an attack with an axe.