A man was arrested Sunday after he injured himself throwing a Molotov cocktail at security forces in the East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of A-Tur.
The suspect threw the incendiary device at a police and border police patrol, but burned his hand in the process, police said in a statement.
Officers administered medical treatment to the suspect and then detained him for questioning.
There were no reports of injuries to security forces.
A-Tur is located on the Mount of Olives and has a population of some 18,000, most of whom are Muslim, with a Christian minority.