Home Occupation 07/March/2022 06:50 PM

Palestinian youth fatally shot following alleged stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

JERUSALEM, Monday, March 7, 2022 (WAFA) – A Palestinian youth was fatally shot today evening by Israeli police near Bab al-Qataneen in the Old City of Jerusalem, according to witnesses.

Israeli police opened fire on an unidentified youth following an alleged stabbing attack that left two soldiers injured.

Israeli police closed all entrances leading to the Old City of Jerusalem and deployed their heavily armed troops in the aftermath of the alleged attack.

To be noted, A Palestinian young man identified as Kareem Jamal Qawasmi, 19, was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces on Sunday early morning at Bab Hutta neighborhood in the old city of Jerusalem.

A Sixteen-year-old Palestinian boy was also killed late Sunday night by Israeli army gunfire in the town of Abu Dis, southeast of the occupied city of Jerusalem.


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