A Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, on Monday morning, for allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack against an Israeli soldier in the Old City of Hebron (Al-Khalil) in the southern occupied West Bank.
??#Palestine || The first moment of murdering a Palestinian young man in the old city of Hebron for allegedly trying to stab Israeli soldiers ..اللحظات الاولى لإطلاق الرصاص على شاب فلسطيني في شارع السهله بالقرب من المسجد الابراهيمي من مدينة الخليل ..Via Human Rights DefendeRighgs Dennder
Posted by Robert Martin on Monday, October 22, 2018
The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that Muhammad Maamar al-Atrash was shot and killed by Israeli forces at an Israeli military checkpoint near the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron’s Old City.
#Breaking The occupation army executes the street hawker (salesman) / Muhammad Mu'ammar Arif al-Atrash, 42 years old and father of seven children In Hebron on the pretext of trying to stab Israeli soldiers. pic.twitter.com/kgn6CiXbVf
— Muntaser Alrefai (@muntaser_buz) October 22, 2018
The Israeli soldier suffered minor injuries.
Locals said that large numbers of Israeli forces arrived at the scene and immediately sealed off the area.
#Israeli occupation forces shot and killed a Palestinian young man in the occupied Hebron a while ago. #WestBank #Palestine pic.twitter.com/IkczjgroOk
— Days of Palestine (@DaysofPalestine) October 22, 2018
Medical sources pointed out that a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance also arrived at the scene, however, paramedics were prevented from providing medical treatment to the Palestinian.
The Israeli army announced that the incident is under investigation.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)