Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in East Jerusalem

Eyewitnesses say Israeli police shot woman and left her to bleed to death in al-Wad neighborhood, east of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in East Jerusalem

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Palestinian woman was shot and killed by Israeli forces on Tuesday after an alleged stabbing attack in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said a Palestinian woman was killed after she attempted to stab police officers in the old city of Jerusalem.

According to Israeli police, Fadwa Abu Tier, 51, was killed on the scene.

Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that Israeli police shot the woman and left her to bleed to death in al-Wad neighborhood, east of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

According to Palestinian figures, 189 Palestinians have been killed since the current uptick in Israeli-Palestinian violence began on Oct. 1 of last year.

Israel, for its part, says 33 Israelis have been killed during the same period.

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