Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian child in Bab al-Amoud, in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted several Palestinians in Bab al-‘Amoud and pushed them out of their area.

They added that the soldiers also repeatedly attacked and struck a child, 16 years of age, causing a fracture in the leg, in addition to many cuts and bruises.

Palestinian medics provided treatment to the injured child and took him to a hospital in the city for further treatment.

The soldiers also used trucks to spray the Palestinians with wastewater mixed with chemicals in the same area.

In addition, the soldiers detained one child and interrogated him before releasing him, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported.

Silwanic added that the soldiers also stopped a Palestinian car, and forced the passengers out before assaulting them.

Silwanic also said that the soldiers also hurled several concussion grenades at the Palestinians to force them out of Bab al-Amoud.