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Police arrest 2 Palestinian minors for throwing stones at cars in Jerusalem

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Police detain two Palestinian minors for allegedly hurling stones at Israeli cars in separate incidents in East Jerusalem this evening.

According to police, in the first incident, a 14-year-old boy hurled stones at several passing vehicles near the neighborhood of Issawiya.

An Israeli passenger on a bus that was hit by the stones is lightly hurt, according to police. The teen was detained by officers who were dispatched to the scene.

In the second incident, an 11-year-old boy hurled stones at passing cars near a-Tur, police say. One Israeli driver is lightly hurt by one of the stones.

The 11-year-old’s parents were called to a local police station where he was being held, and were warned by officers, police say.

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