Twenty Palestinians Arrested in Connection with Attack on Israeli Children

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Ynetnews reports: Israeli security forces arrested 20 Palestinians from the village of Qusra overnight Wednesday suspected of being involved in the attack on a group of Israeli children hiking in the area and in the violent rioting that ensued following the incident.

During their raid, the forces found equipment stolen from the Israeli hikers. Among the suspects arrested were two minors.

Last Thursday, a group of Palestinian rioters hurled stones at a group of 13-year-old Israeli children who were hiking in the area as part of a bar mitzvah trip. One of the parents accompanying the group opened fire at the attacking Palestinians, killing one of them.

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