Two arrested for assault on innocent Beduin man following Kiryat Gat stabbing attack

Kiryat Gat police have arrested two men suspected of taking part in the beating of an innocent Beduin bystander found near the scene of a terror attack in the city on Saturday night.

Both men – one arrested Tuesday night and the other on Wednesday morning – were ordered kept in custody during remand extensions at the Beersheba Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The Beduin man was lightly hurt in the attack and was taken to Barzilay hospital in Ashkelon for treatment. In video footage of the attack, the man can be seen lying on the floor of a construction site with his hands bound, as two different civilians come up and kick him. Others curse at the man, while another resident can be seen standing over him and protecting him from further harm.


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