Palestinian car damaged in incident
Photo: Yoav Zitun
An Israeli man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of throwing stones at Palestinian vehicles near the Alon Shvut settlement in the Gush Etzion region.
A Palestinian driver whose car was hit reported the incident to the security forces, and provided a description of the alleged culprit, who was arrested soon after.
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The police are looking into the possibility that the suspect is linked to the assailants who threw a Molotov cocktail at a Palestinian taxi last week, injuring six. The suspect initially refused to cooperate with the authorities.
One of the Palestinian passengers injured during the incident last week is still hospitalized in serious condition.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and offered his greetings for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
Netanyahu promised that Israel will spare no effort in bringing those behind the firebomb assault against Palestinians to justice.
Police has yet to trace suspects in the incident.
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