Rocks do maim and kill.
If this were happening in any of the states in the region, there would be massive retaliation with scores dead, that’s a fact. In Israel, there is calculated, measured steps taken to disperse rock throwers and other form of violent crowds, even the use of repulsive smell agents.
The reason for the rock throwing is to get an enough of a response in order to exploit worldwide. These kids are part of the PA and Hamas regimes strategy to demonize Israel on all possible levels. Don’t be taken in by it.