Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Forces in Hebron

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.

Fawzi al-Shweiki, Yasser’s father, confirmed to Ma’an that his son was distributing notices from the Sharia Court across Hebron City.

Sources mentioned that Israeli forces dragged Yasser’s body and took into a building that is under the Jewish settlers’ control.

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.

Source: Palestine Chronicle