JERUSALEM, Thursday, November 03, 2022 (WAFA) – Israeli police today killed an alleged Palestinian assailant in the occupied city of Jerusalem, according to WAFA correspondent.
She said that Israeli police opened fire at a Palestinian young man in the vicinity of Bab al-Majlis area in the Old City.
The man, later identified as 20-year-old Amer Halabiyeh, an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology of Birzeit University, succumbed to his wounds shortly afterwards.
In the wake of the alleged attack, police, she added, closed all the entrances leading to Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, stopped and inspected vehicles of Palestinian residents of Jerusalem at Bab al-Amoud area and denied Palestinians access to the Old City.
Police claimed that Amer stabbed and moderately injured a police officer while being examined near Bab al-Majlis area.
This brings the total number of Palestinians killed by Israeli army gunfire in the last 24 hours in the occupied West Bank to three.
Today dawn, Israeli forces gunned down 42-year-old father-of-seven Daoud Rayyan in the course of confrontations in the village of Beit Duqqu, northwest of Jerusalem.
Several hours before that on Wednesday, the gun-toting soldiers killed 54-year-old Habes Rayyan, 54, near a military checkpoint at the entrance of the village of Beit Ur village, west of Ramallah.