A Palestinian child sustained critical wounds on Tuesday night after an Israeli settler hit him with his car near the city of Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank.

Ahmad Al Titti, five years old, was standing beside his father on the main road connecting the city of Hebron to rest of the West Bank, when an Israeli settler rammed the child with his car.

Local sources said that the Israeli army arrived at the scene and called a Palestinian ambulance that took the child to the public hospital in Hebron city.

Medical sources said that the boy sustained critical wounds and fractures in his limps.