Settler arson attack `act of terrorism`: Israel minister

 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that an arson attack by Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank was an "act of terrorism."

AFP| Updated: Jul 31, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

Jerusalem: Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that an arson attack by Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank was an "act of terrorism."

"The fire and the murder of the Palestinian toddler is an act of terrorism," Yaalon said in a statement, after the attack in the village of Doma, near Nablus.

"We will not allow terrorists to take the lives of Palestinians."