Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Thursday morning shot-dead a Palestinian man under the pretext of carrying out an operative at the Hizma checkpoint northeast of Jerusalem.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health officially announced the death of the man, who was later identified as Mazen Oraiba, from Abu Dis village east of Jerusalem.
IOF claimed that the Israeli soldier and a settler were wounded at the scene, in an alleged shooting on the Palestinian’s side.
An Israeli 47-year-old soldier was reportedly injured by gunfire. He is also the same one who opened fire and killed the Palestinian man.