Girl, 17, arrested on suspicion of assaulting doctor in Ramle with brass knuckles

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion that she assaulted a doctor earlier today at a women’s health clinic in Ramle.

Police suspect the girl, a resident of the city, attacked the doctor with brass knuckles, lightly injuring him, before fleeing.

The incident has prompted the Israel Medical Association to announce a nationwide strike in the health system this coming Monday, in protest of a recent uptick in cases of violence against doctors.

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