Palestinian youths slinging rocks 521.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
The Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office on Thursday filed an indictment with
the Jerusalem District Court Juvenile Division against seven minors, residents
of the east Jerusalem neighborhood Tzur Bahar, for throwing stones and Molotov
cocktails at the cars of Jewish-Israelis in Armon Hanatziv, and injuring a two
year old child.
According to a Justice Ministry statement, the defendants
decided to attack Jews driving cars out of hatred and to cause harm to the
vehicles and their passengers.
The group also decided to undertake their
attacks in revenge for the death of two Palestinians in Hebron, said the
The statement said that the group had acquired Molotov
cocktails the day before their November 28 attack which injured two-year-old
Abigail Ben-Zion, who was in stable condition as of last week.
started by throwing the Molotov cocktails both to hit the cars and to land on
the road to cause car accidents, followed by the decision to throw stones, one
of which crashed through a window and struck Ben-Zion in the head, who lost
The group is charged with willfully endangering lives on a
through-way, causing severe bodily harm, conspiracy to commit a felony,
willfully causing damage to a vehicle and manufacturing a weapon, but the names
and actual indictment are under a gag order since all of the defendants are