Palestinian girl filmed trying to provoke soldiers is arrested


According to reports, the victim was shot at close range during demonstrations staged in the village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank. They also confiscated computers and ransacked the house.

Her father claims the video was filmed immediately after Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters at their home. The extent of destruction and devastation caused by the occupation force to school books and uniforms as Ahd prepares to sit this year for the high school graduation exam.

The Israeli army said in a statement the Palestinian girl was arrested for participating in "violent riots" in her village.

Though the video has been hailed by Tamimi's supporters as a fearless act in the struggle of the Palestinian people, the viral video has also been used by pro-Israel voices who instead saw the clash as a display of "IDF restraint and professionalism", the Post reported.

According to the victims relation Manal Tamimi, the rubber bullet which hit Mohammed entered the teen's face below his nose and broke his jaw before getting lodged into his skull.

Ahed's father, Bassem Tamimi, wrote on his Facebook page shortly after the raid, stating that IDF forces have arrested his daughter. The family tried to kick the soldiers from their house after that incident that left Mohammed in hospital in critical condition.

A Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping and harassing Israeli soldiers in the West Bank was arrested.

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Naftali Bennett, the Israeli education minister, told Army Radio on Tuesday morning that the two Palestinian girls involved in the fracas "should finish their lives in prison".

On Monday night, the army balanced the scales by arresting the girl who had instigated the troubling encounter.

Ahed's cousin, Mohammed who is still in medically induced coma was shot in the face with a rubber bullet during a protest against a USA decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The family alleged the soldiers beat them during the raid.

"The occupation aims to arrest the people in the videos that appear to show symbolic victory to silence their voices or action because it helps to raise their morale", adds Abu al-Rub.

The video quickly became viral on social networks and widely broadcast by Israeli media.

Abu al-Rub said that pictures should focus on exposing the crimes of the occupation forces instead of controversial issues.