Fadwa Abu Tair (50) killed by IOF on Tuesday morning

50-year-old Palestinian woman killed by IOF in East Jerusalem

PNN/ Jerusalem/

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Tuesday morning have shot dead a 50-year-old Palestinian woman in East Jerusalem, under the pretext of  a “stabbing attempt.”

IOF shot-dead Fadwa Abu Tair from Sur Baher town, East Jerusalem, near Al-Hadid Gate of Jerusalem’s old city.

Israeli army spokeswoman, Luba Samari claimed that the police immediately shot Fadwa for her alleged attempt to stab an Israeli policeman.

d92e3fc6c841284c9008bf8e30440a1b 522Intense numbers of Israeli police rushed to the spot and reportedly opened an investigation in the case, and closed the gates of the old city of Jerusalem following the shooting.

Shortly after killing Fadwa, IOF kidnapped a girl from Qalandia checkpoint, claiming she has a knife.

Last Friday, IOF killed a Palestinian mother of four, Amani Sabateen (31), claimed that she tried to run over an Israeli soldier.

This morning as well, IOF kidnapped Manal Tamimi, a mother of six and prominent nonviolence resistance activist from her home in Al-Nabi Saleh.

Ironically, these violations come on the International Women’s Day, 8 March.