Saturday, September 23, 2017

Palestinian shot dead near Hebron after alleged stabbing attempt


By Sara Cuña - January 14, 2016
TAGS:
Section: [Main News]
Tags: [Hebron]

A Palestinian was shot dead this morning near the Beit Einun junction, northeast of Hebron in the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly attempted to stab an Israeli soldier.


The Palestinian, identified by his father as Muayyad Awni Jabbarin, 20 , allegedly attempted to attack an IDF soldier, according to IDF spokesman Peter Lerner. The IDF responded immediately by opening fire.


According to Ma’an News Agency, Israeli forces prevented medical services from entering the scene to treat the Palestinian who was shot.


Clashes erupted in the area between Palestinians and the Israeli army, forcing the closure of a main road.


This incident marks the fourth Palestinian shot this week at the Beit Einun junction in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Two of  those shot and killed were reported to be minors. All allegedly attempted to stab Israeli soldiers, according to Israeli military sources. No soldier was reported to be injured this week.


Since the beginning of Oct. 2014, more than 150 Palestinians have been killed in occupied Palestinian territory. Twenty Israelis were killed in the same period.

Back to Top

Related Articles

Israel moves to forcibly transfer entire Palestinian community in the West Bank
September 19, 2017

Eviction of East Jerusalem family reignites the struggle for Sheikh Jarrah
September 12, 2017

Formalising apartheid in Hebron
September 10, 2017

Most Popular Articles

Israelís puppet war unmasks apartheid regime
The El-Hakawati theatre was colorfully adorned to host its annual International

Israel Avoids Hard-Right Shift: No Benefit for Palestinians
With many commentators predicting big wins for the settler movement in

Rushdi Tamimi becomes second victim of Israeli army in Nabi Saleh
On Tuesday November 21st, the body of 31 year old Rushdi Tamimi was

Designed & Developed by: Pixel Co