Israel raids house of Palestinian killed in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces raid house of Palestinian man shot dead over alleged attack
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West Bank
05 December, 2021
On Sunday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers raided the house of a Palestinian man, was killed in the occupied East Jerusalem after he allegedly carried out a stabbing attack, according to local sources.
On Sunday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers raided the house of a Palestinian man, was killed in the occupied East Jerusalem after he allegedly carried out a stabbing attack, according to local sources. (Getty)

Dozens of Israeli soldiers raided on Sunday the house of a Palestinian man was killed in occupied East Jerusalem after he allegedly carried out a stabbing attack, according to local sources.

The sources and eyewitnesses told The New Arab that the Israeli forces stormed Mohammed Salima's house and subjected his family members to questioning.

They then arrested his brother for "further investigation".

On Saturday, Salima, 25, was killed by Israeli forces after he allegedly carried out a stabbing attack.

Locals filmed and posted videos on social media platforms showing Israeli forces shooting him directly at a point-blank range while he was lying on the ground injured from a previous gunshot.

Israeli police sources said he was allegedly involved in a stabbing attack that left an Israeli man, in his 20s, moderately wounded. He then attempted to stab an Israeli officer, according to the sources. He was shot and injured at this point.

The videos that surfaced online showed that the Palestinian man posing no imminent threat after his injury, which left him lying on the ground. According to the videos, he was then approached by two Israeli occupying forces, who shot at him twice, before killing him.