Israeli tourist brutally attacked in Bruges train station

An Israeli tourist was brutally attacked by several men in front of his daughter at a train station in the Belgian city of Bruges, after he was seen removing an anti-Israel sticker.

The victim, Amnon Ohana, 64, and his daughter Shira, 29, told police in a complaint that his jaw was fractured when about 10 aggressors confronted him after he peeled the sticker from a wall at the train station.

In a video of the incident filmed by his daughter, two men can be seen shouting at the Israelis from an elevated position, before one of them, a man in his twenties, descends a flight of stairs in pursuit of them as a train conductor and passersby look on.

This altercation followed an earlier beating, which Ohana and his daughter escaped by running downstairs, the father said in the complaint.

Downstairs, the assailant was filmed punching the Israeli man in the ribcage and pushing him to the floor, where he continues to assault him as the daughter films and screams for him to stop.

Ohana’s discharge letter from Oostende hospital confirmed that he had a fractured jaw and multiple contusions across his body.

The Israeli embassy in Belgium filed a complaint on the incident, according to Hebrew media reports, demanding that the suspect be arrested and prosecuted.


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