Israeli family targeted in West Bank acid attack

An alleged Palestinian attacked a six-person family with acid on Friday, by a tunnel checkpoint near the West Bank town of Husan.

The suspect was shot in the leg prior to his arrest; he remains in serious condition.

Magen David Adom workers treated the injured on site before evacuating them to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem. The four children and two parents, from Beitar, suffered light wounds and remain in fair condition.

The suspected perpetrator received initial medical treatment at the scene, MDA reported.

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