Heavily-armed Israeli patrols rolled into the southern occupied West Bank province of al-Khalil on Monday and chased down Palestinian youths on allegations that a settler’s van was stoned.

Israeli sources claimed that Palestinian anti-occupation youth hurled stones toward a settler’s minibus parked near Kiryat Arbaa illegal settlement outpost, built on Palestinian land in al-Khalil.

The van had its front bumper broken after it deviated from its route and crashed into an electricity pole due to the alleged stone-attack