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Palestinian child burnt to death in apparent firebomb attack by Israeli extremists

Palestinian child burnt to death in apparent firebomb attack by Israeli extremists

An 18-month-old Palestinian child was burnt to death on Friday and his family members seriously injured when individuals believed to be Israeli extremists torched his family home in a village in the northern West Bank, according to a local Palestinian official and the Israeli army. The attack is the most serious one in recent months and comes on the heels of the Israeli army's demolition of two buildings in Beit El, a settlement north of Ramallah, after the Israeli Supreme Court had ordered their removal on the grounds they were built on private Palestinian land. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official, said a group of masked people believed to be Israelis from a nearby...

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