In Bethlehem, rock-throwing Palestinians injure 4-year-old Israeli boy

In Bethlehem, rock-throwing Palestinians injure 4-year-old Israeli boy

Palestinians hurling stones on Sunday at Jewish settlers’ cars in the West Bank lightly injured a 4-year-old Israeli boy, the Israeli military said.

The incident took place in a settlement area near the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The boy was taken to the hospital, and Israeli troops later combed the area for suspects.

Earlier Sunday, Israeli police arrested five Israelis, including four minors, suspected of planning to attack Palestinians in Jerusalem.

The five had collected rocks in a Jerusalem park and were caught carrying two knives, said police spokeswoman Luba Samri. She said they previously participated in activities of the extremist Jewish group Lehava.

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