Footage shows Israeli soldier aggressively handling boy

Story highlights

  • Altercation took place during a protest Friday organized by Palestinian activists against settlement in the West Bank
  • Army says a commander at the scene halted the arrest to avoid escalation of events

Jerusalem (CNN)Images of an armed Israeli soldier trying to arrest an 11-year-old Palestinian boy with a broken arm in the West Bank went viral on social media over the weekend.

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