IMEMC & Agencies: Monday evening an Israeli military vehicle invaded the Beit Or Al-Tihta village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and rammed a child crossing the street.
[Photo File: Image By Palestinian Center for Human Rights]
Eyewitnesses said that the child suffered mild-to-moderate injuries, and was moved by the soldiers to a military base in the area where he received medical treatment.
The incident led to clashes with local youths who hurled stones and empty bottles at the military base; the army fired concussion grenades and gas bombs; no injuries have been reported.
There have been dozens of similar incidents, including hit-and-run, in which dozens of Palestinians, mainly children, have been injured, while several Palestinians have been killed.
On July 2 2103, a young Palestinian man was killed after being rammed by and Israeli military jeep as the army invaded Doura town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
On Sunday May 26 2013, a 7-year old child was injured after being rammed by a settler’s vehicle In Hebron.
On Wednesday May 22, a 9-year-old child was seriously injured after being rammed by a settler’s car in the As-Salayma neighborhood, east of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron.
On the same day, a 16-year-old child identified as Marwan Zackariah ‘As’ous, suffered serious injuries and was moved to the Rafidia Hospital, after being rammed by a settler’s car at the Beta Junction, south of Nablus.
On May 14, Hanin Bassem Al-Ja’bary, 7, was injured after a settler rammed her with his vehicle close to the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the Old City of Hebron. The settler fled the scene.