Palestinian shot, killed following alleged stabbing attack

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Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian youth after he allegedly carried out a stabbing attack in occupied Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri, a suspect carried out a stabbing attack against Israeli forces and was shot and killed by Israeli police.

Al-Samri said that the youth, whom she identified as a 21-year-old resident of the occupied West Bank district of al-Khalil, had been taken to the Hadassah hospital in “critical condition” where he succumbed to his wounds.

Following the alleged attack, Israeli forces were deployed in large numbers in the Old City and closed al-Wad Street.

For its part, the Palestinian Health Ministry affirmed that a Palestinian young man was seriously injured after being shot by Israeli police in al-Wad Street in occupied Jerusalem.

(Source / 14.12.2016)

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