Tuesday, Nov. 20
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain Palestinian woman for alleged knife possession
  2. Detentions, injuries reported during clashes near Nablus
  3. Right to Education Campaign condemns detention of Palestinian student
  4. Israeli bulldozers demolish Palestinian structures in East Jerusalem
  5. Netanyahu appoints himself as defense minister
  6. Israel razes land, confiscates vehicles in East Jerusalem
  7. Israeli bulldozers raze land, confiscate vehicles in East Jerusalem
  8. Israeli settlers attack Palestinian homes near Nablus
  9. Critically injured Palestinian among others shot by Israeli forces
  10. Israeli forces detain 22 Palestinians across West Bank

Israeli settler 'shoots at Palestinians' in East Jerusalem

July 8, 2014 10:34 A.M. (Updated: July 9, 2014 11:35 A.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli settler opened fire at a group of Palestinians in East Jerusalem late Monday, witnesses said.

Witnesses told Ma'an that a settler from Nof Zion settlement near the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood shot at a group of Palestinian youths while they were standing in front of a grocery store.

While shooting, the settler shouted at the Palestinians to "leave," locals said.

Israelis also "formed a chain at the entrance of the neighborhood from both sides, and some were armed."

Witnesses said police arrived at the scene and dispersed the Israelis.

A number of Palestinians went to the Jabal al-Mukabbir police station to report the incident.

An Israeli police spokesman did not answer calls seeking information.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015