Israeli forces execute 17-year-old Palestinian boy in Jerusalem

May 31,2019

This is the second boy to be executed by the Israeli occupation forces since the morning.

Israeli occupation forces have shot dead another Palestinian boy in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem over claims of attempted stabbing attack.

Witnesses said that the Israeli occupation forces and police have been harassing Palestinians travelling to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque from the occupied West Bank and occupied Palestine.

Speaking to Palestine Post 24, an eyewitness said: “The boy refused the orders of the Israeli forces to stay sometime under the sun ray because it was very hot and continued walking. Therefore, the Israeli soldiers opened fore at him, leaving him dead.”

The Palestinian ministry of health identified the martyr as Yousef Wajeeh, 18, noting this is the second boy to be executed by the Israeli occupation forces since the morning.

Meanwhile, the ministry of health reported four other Palestinians wounded in Israeli aggression on Palestinians in different areas across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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