A Palestinian was caught on camera throwing a stone and wounding a 12-year-old boy who was at a spring in the West Bank city of Hebron. The boy was lightly injured and rushed to the Hadassah Ein Karem Medical Center in Jerusalem for treatment.
The event took place in the while the boy was spending time at the spring with two more children. The stone caused a cut on his head and a temporary loss of consciousness.
Following the attack, the children ran back to the Tel Rumeida neighborhood to call for help. After the ambulance arrived, the boy was taken to the hospital, where he was treated in the pediatric emergency unit.
Seen on a video recording of the event, a young Palestinian looks at the bathers in the spring, throws the stone and escapes.
Members of the Jewish community in Hebron reacted angrily to the incident and claimed that it was the result of Palestinian incitement that happens on a regular basis. They added that they expect the IDF to eradicate the stone-throwing phenomenon that has become permanent in the city.