Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 16-year-old Israeli youth suspected of stabbing five Palestinians over the past several months, reported Israel’s Army Radio, cited by the Jerusalem Post.
The attacks were nationalistically motivated, the radio reported.
The youth has appeared before a judge and is being remanded into custody, added the radio, without giving the suspect’s identity.
AFP's latest death tally for the Palestinian uprising against 34 years of Israeli military occupation comes out to 13 Arab Israelis, 547 Palestinians, and 146 Israelis, putting the ratio of casualties at around four Palestinians killed for every Israeli loss.
Israel’s wounded number in the high hundreds, according to army sources, while the Palestine Red Crescent Society puts the number of Palestinians injured at over 14,000.
Amnesty International reported early this year that almost 100 Palestinian children had been killed by Israeli soldiers, nearly all in situations where the occupation troops were under no immediate threat.
The latest Palestinian uprising against 34 years of Israeli military occupation began last September - Albawaba.com
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