Home Occupation 16/May/2021 06:46 PM

UPDATE: Israeli police shoot, kill Palestinian man in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah

JERUSALEM, Sunday, May 16, 2021 (WAFA) – A Palestinian man was critically injured today evening after being shot in the chest by Israeli police who opened fire at his car in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem, according to local sources. 

Israeli police deployed heavily in the area following the shooting and closed off the area and prevented medical teams’ access to the man. The man, who was identified as 41-year-old Shaher Abu Khadija, succumbed to his critical wounds.

Israeli police continue to impose tightened measures against the Palestinian residents of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, who are threatened with the forced expulsion from their homes for the benefit of Israeli settlers.


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