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Israeli Police fatally shoot a Palestinian in Jerusalem’s Old City

JERUSALEM, Sunday, November 20, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today opened gunfire and killed a Palestinian man near the Chain Gate in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, according to witnesses.

The man was identified as Fadi Abu Shukhedem, a 42-year-old teacher of Islamic Education who comes from Shuafat refugee camp in occupied Jerusalem.

Shortly following the shooting incident, the Israeli police shut down the gates of the Old City and set up checkpoints across all of the neighborhood and in the roads leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on the east side of the walled Old City.

The Israeli Police claimed that Abu Shukhedem opened gunfire on police officers killing one of them and injuring another three, the condition of two of whom were described as serious.

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