A five-year-old boy was not the most likely candidate to take on six heavily armed troops. But that did not stop the Palestinian youngster, dressed in full combat gear, from attempting to pelt Israeli police with stones during violent clashes on the West Bank.

The bemused officers, equipped with helmets and body armor, calmly watched as the child launched his own David and Goliath assault before racing away. The boy's stone attack came as violence erupted on the northern West Bank during annual demonstrations to mark Palestinian Prisoners Day.

Soldiers used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd after more than 100 Palestinians rallied near Israel's separation barrier in the village of Bilin, with some throwing stones.

At least one protester was believed to have been injured as violence flared on the streets. Prisoners Day is marked every year in solidarity with the more than 6,000 Palestinians in Israeli jails.

Courtesy: Daily Mail