Violence strikes Jewish and Arab drivers


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Jewish man driving in the West Bank was injured when rocks and a firebomb struck his car.

The attack occurred on Saturday night  near the Beitar Illit settlement, south of Jerusalem.

The driver 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 arrested 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, 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.

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