A Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, in the Old City of Hebron (Al-Khalil), in the southern occupied West Bank.
The Palestinian was identified as Yasser al-Shweiki.
Israeli occupation forces kill Palestinian man (27 yrs old) Yasser al-Shweiki in Hebron. (Photo: Maan news agency) pic.twitter.com/2ZIhwwm5N5
— Zena Al Tahhan (زينه الطحان) (@zenatahhan) March 12, 2019
Fawzi al-Shweiki, Yasser’s father, confirmed to Ma’an that his son was distributing notices from the Sharia Court across Hebron City.
تركوه ينزف بلا إسعاف..اللحظات الأولى لإطلاق قوات الاحتلال النار على الشاب ياسر الشويكي في منطقة واد الحصين بالخليل.
Posted by شبكة قدس الإخبارية on Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Sources mentioned that Israeli forces dragged Yasser’s body and took into a building that is under the Jewish settlers’ control.
Israeli occupation forces have killed a Palestinian in Hebron.
The army claims Yasser al-Shweiki, 27, was shot while attempting a stabbing (no one hurt).
— Ben White (@benabyad) March 12, 2019
According to Hebrew-language news outlets, Yasser approached the Israeli soldiers with a knife in an attempt to carry out a stabbing attack.
There were no injuries reported among Israeli soldiers.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)