IDF soldier filmed kicking Palestinian boy

Video distributed by International Solidarity Movement shows soldier cursing, shoving and kicking 12 year old in Hebron; IDF says will investigate

An IDF soldier serving in the Kfir Brigade was filmed beating a 12-year-old Palestinian boy near Hebron's Tel Rumeida neighborhood.


In the video, which was uploaded to the Internet and distributed by the International Solidarity Movement, the soldier is seen shoving and kicking boy.


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The incident took place on Saturday during a heated exchange of words between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian boys. At a certain point one of the soldiers calls a Palestinian boy "dummy" and "son of a bitch" and then grabs his head and kicks him. The video does not shed light on the circumstances behind the incident.



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The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said the incident would be investigated.


The video went viral less than a month after Givati Brigade soldiers were filmed detaining a five-year-old Palestinian boy who threw stones near a checkpoint in close proximity to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.



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