IOF open fire at Palestinian woman under claims of stabbing attempt

PNN/ Jerusalem/

Israeli occupation forces claimed they had thwarted a stabbing attempt by a Palestinian woman near the fuel station in the settlement of Kfar Adumim near Jerusalem.

Israeli soldiers fired heavily at a Palestinian woman, claiming she had a knife and attempted to carry out a stabbing operation.

Israeli army spokjeswoman said that IOF opened fire on a Palestinian woman  who at first “tried to stay in an Israeli-owned falafel shop and the shop owner expelled her, but she refused to leave. He contacted the police,” the spokeswoman said.

According to the spokeswoman, the Palestinian woman left the area. The police searched the area and found it about 200 meters from the gas station. “They asked her to stop, but she ran towards them, yielding a pair of scissors, and screamed and yelled in Arabic.”

Israeli police claimed she sustained moderate injuries, adding that she was a 37-year-old Palestinian woman is from Yatta, south of Hebron.