Israeli man wounded in West Bank firebomb, rock attack

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man was wounded when rocks and a firebomb struck his car in the West Bank south of Jerusalem.

The attack occurred on Saturday night near the Beitar Illit settlement.

The driver of the car was wounded in the head by a rock and suffered from burn wounds; he was treated at Hadassah Hospital, Ynet reported. His car ignited during the attack.

Also on Saturday night, three Jewish youths were attested near Zion Square in Jerusalem in connection with an attack on an Arab cab driver there. The youths cursed at the cab driver and sprayed him with tear gas, according to reports.

In a second incident in Zion Square on Saturday night, dozens of Jewish youths gathered at the site and chanted “death to Arabs.” One person was arrested for attacking and injuring a police volunteer, according to reports.