Palestinian teen dead, Israeli teen wounded as violence grows in Jerusalem and the West Bank
- A Palestinian teenager was killed as Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces during a police operation in the West Bank town of Tulkarm.
- Following the murder of two Israeli men in Jerusalem, a follow-up stabbing by another Palestinian wounded an Israeli teenager.
- As Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the knife attack, PM Benjamin Netanyahu announced the homes of attackers would be destroyed and access to the Old City in Jerusalem limited.
“Violence intensifies in Jerusalem, West Bank, raising security concerns” (Reuters)
“Jewish Teen Moderately Wounded in Latest Jerusalem Stabbing Attack” (Haaretz)
“Israel bans Palestinians from Jerusalem’s Old City after knife attacks” (The Guardian)
(Image Credit: Atef Safadi/EPA, via The Guardian)