WATCH: Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Man in Jerusalem

Mohammad Shawkat Salima, 25, was killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem. (Photo: via Social Media)

A Palestinian young man was killed on Saturday evening when Israeli police officers opened fire on him at point-blank range in the vicinity of the Damascus Gate plaza in occupied Jerusalem, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

A video that went viral on social media showed Israeli police officers shooting directly at the man at point-blank range until his death. The man was identified as Mohammad Shawkat Salima, 25, a resident of the West Bank province of Salfit, according to WAFA.

Israeli reports claimed that the man, who was later identified, had attempted to stab Israeli police officers at the site prior to the incident.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said the Israeli occupation forces denied access of its medics to the site of the shooting incident to provide Salima with first aid, shortly before he was announced dead.

PRC said at least three Palestinians were injured by Israeli gunfire during clashes that erupted in Jerusalem’s Old City in the aftermath of the deadly incident.

(WAFA, PC, Social Media)

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  1. people who live in the usa should take note of other countries justice system. they have a system that takes care of the radicals permanetly. if you lived in israel you would understand.

  2. The genocide against the Palestinians continues on, week after week. As evil as Nazism was, Zionism is even more evil.

    “Israeli reports claimed that the man had attempted to stab Israeli police officers”

    Whether it’s a young man, little child, elderly person, or pregnant woman, the same absurd report is continuously recycled. Exactly how is it possible for any particular person to approach a group of Israeli police officers or soldiers (who are armed to the teeth), pull out a knife, and attempt to commit a stabbing?

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