Police seen beating young Palestinian girl, wound another with stun grenade

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

An 11-year-old girl is hospitalized after being hit by a stun grenade near the Damascus Gate entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City, amid clashes.

A video from the incident shows the young girl falling over as the grenade explodes next to her. It is not immediately clear if the injury is from the grenade or her fall.

Hadassah Hospital in Mount Scopus says the girl is undergoing medical tests after a “significant” injury to her face. She will be later transferred to Hadassah Ein Kerem for further treatment.

In another video from the clashes as Muslims gathered for an Islamic holiday, officers are seen dragging a young girl, pushing her to the ground, before one hits her in the face.

Palestinian sources said she was 12 years old.

Police say 4 officers are wounded amid the clashes, but did not immediately comment on the two incidents involving children.

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