Israeli soldiers shot the suspect then stepped on his legs to prevent him from moving

Palestinian shot, settler killed by mistaken Israeli fire on alleged stab attempt

PNN/ Hebron/

An Israeli settler was announced dead after accidentally shot by an Israeli soldier, in a shooting where another Palestinian youth was seriously injured for an alleged stab attempt near the Gush Etzion settlement north of Hebron on Wednesday.

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have shot, seriously injured the Palestinian youth whom they claim has attempted to stab a settler. When the soldier opened fire on the Palestinian, he also mistakenly shot a 20-year-old settler, casusing him critical wounds. Shortly later, the Israeli settler was announced dead of his wounds.

The Israeli settler was moved to Shaare Tsedek hospital, Jerusalem
The Israeli settler was moved to Shaare Tsedek hospital, Jerusalem

Israeli ambulances rushed to the scene to treat the settler, rushing him to the Shaare Tzedek medical center in Jerusalem.

Meanwhile, the Palestinian youth was shot and left on the ground while Israeli soldiers stood over his legs to make sure he does not move.

This is a developing article