AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM — Two Palestinian minors were shot dead by Israeli policemen in Occupied Jerusalem on Thursday after allegedly attempting to stab a police officer.
The Palestinian Red Crescent said that an Israeli officer was injured in the alleged attack in the Old City of Jerusalem.
“Police said they were both minors but did not give their exact age. One died after being shot on the scene and the second assailant was taken to hospital and was announced dead on Thursday evening,” the Jerusalem Post reported.
Police closed all gates of the nearby Aqsa Mosque and broke into its courtyards evacuating all worshipers by force following the incident.