Palestinian Woman Shot, Killed for Alleged Stabbing Attack

Occupied Jerusalem, 1 Rajab 1438/29 March 2017 (MINA) – Israeli police forces shot and killed a Palestinian woman Wednesday afternoon in the occupied Jerusalem for an alleged stabbing attack.

The Palestinian Health Ministry affirmed that an unidentified woman was shot to death by Israeli police near Bab al-Amoud Gate,the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) reported.

Israeli police said in a statement that the woman attempted to stab a police officer at the Old City’s Bab al-Amoud Gate before being “neutralized” by the Israeli forces.

Tight military restrictions were imposed in the area following the incident.

Moments later, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society said that the Israeli police prevented its medical crews from the scene after being brutally attacked by Israeli forces, the sources added.(T/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)