Israeli sources reported Monday that a 13-year-old Arab child was hurt when an explosive, apparently dropped by the Israeli army during training, detonated as he carried it.Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported that the child, herding his family’s sheep, suffered serious wounds.
Haaretz added that the child was playing with the explosive after finding it near his town.
He was moved to the Rambam Israeli hospital in Haifa suffering wounds to his hands and lower torso.
Haaretz also said that the paramedic, assigned to the child’s case, stated that he was located without identification, and that the explosive was either an explosive device or a grenade.
The Israeli Police initiated an investigation into the incident.
Many Arabs and Palestinians, including children, were killed and wounded in similar previous incidents.