Two Palestinians said assaulted by Jewish mob in Jerusalem

Two Palestinians were assaulted by a Jewish mob in Jerusalem’s Beit Hanina neighborhood, Haaretz reports.

Amir Shweiki and Samer Mahfouz, both 20, were attacked by a group of at least 12 Israelis in the northern neighborhood, the paper says. The circumstances and motive of the incident remain unclear.

They’ve been hospitalized at Hadassah Hospital at Ein Kerem in serious condition.

The police have launched an investigation into the incident.

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