3 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Hebron and Jerusalem

Hebron/Jerusalem /PNN/

The Israeli Occupation Forces Friday shot and killed three Palestinians for allegedly trying to carry out two separate attacks in Hebron and Occupied Jerusalem.

Yediot Ahranot Hebrew newspaper said that two “terrorists” attempted to carry out a vehicular attack with a pickup truck on Friday afternoon at the Elias Junction, outside the entrance of Kiryat Arba settlement .

The “attackers”, driving a Mitsubishi pickup truck, were a man and a woman and were aiming for three persons standing by the bus stop, according to the Israeli claim.

The Israeli Army spokesperson reported that the  2 Palestinians were “neutralized” by Israeli forces and were critically wounded; the young man was later pronounced dead.

Israeli media reported that no Israelis were injured.

In another another incident Israeli media reported that Palestinian man was killed in hebron after he attack Israeli solder and stabbed  and wounded him according Israeli clams.

The shooting in hebron came only an hour after Israeli police forces shot and killed a Jordanian youth in Occupied Jerusalem after an alleged stabbing attack at Bab al-Amoud  in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli Maariv newspaper claimed that a Jordanian youth was shot dead by Israeli gunfire after he allegedly attempted a stabbing attack on an Israeli border policeman outside al-Amoud Gate.

Eyewitnesses affirmed that all entrances to the Old City were closed following the alleged attack.

A number of worshipers were also attacked and beaten near al-Asbat Gate.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces arrested a young woman Friday morning while trying to have access to occupied Jerusalem.

According to the local reporters , an unidentified young woman was stopped and searched at Bethlehem northern checkpoint before being arrested and taken to an unknown detention center.

Eyewitnesses affirmed that the female detainee was holding a permit to enter the occupied city.


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