Palestinian Killed for Alleged Attempted Stab in Kiryat Gat

BEERSHEBA, October 7, 2015 (WAFA) – A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli police on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier in Kiryat Gat, near Beersheba, sources said.

Police claimed the youth tried to stab the soldier and snatched his gun before he managed to flee to a nearby building. Police then chased him and shot him dead.

The youth was later identified as 17-year-old Amjad Jundi from the town of Yatta near Hebron.