Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian Following Alleged Stabbing Attempt

HEBRON, Jan 13 (NNN-WAFA) – Israeli forces Wednesday morning shot and injured a Palestinian man following an alleged attempted stabbing in the Old City of Hebron, according to security sources.

They confirmed that Israeli forces opened fire at the young man outside the Hebron’s flashpoint Ibrahimi Mosque, wounding him purportedly for attempting to stab a soldier.

Israeli media claimed the alleged attacker, 22, was hit and moderately wounded in the leg.

The circumstances surrounding the alleged stabbing attempt remain unclear and largely based on the Israeli version of events.