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Palestinian shot, killed after Jerusalem stabbing attack

Dec. 13, 2018 11:21 A.M. (Updated: Dec. 13, 2018 4:45 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem after carrying out a stabbing attack, predawn Thursday.

Witnesses told a Ma'an reporter that Israeli forces opened fire at a Palestinian youth identified as Majd Jamal Mteir, 25, at around 5:00 a.m., critically injuring him, in the al-Wad Street of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Mteir, from the Qalandiya refugee camp north of Jerusalem, was later pronounced dead.

Israeli police and intelligence forces were heavily deployed across the streets of the Old City, sealed the city and prevented Palestinian worshipers from the entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for Dawn Prayers.

Israeli media reported that Mteir stabbed two Israeli police officers deployed in the al-Wad Street, a female police officer whose injury was reported as moderate and a policeman whose injury was reported as light.

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