Mohammad Ahmad M. Jabarin

July 14, 2017: Mohammad Ahmad Mifdil Jabarin, 19, was killed by Israeli soldiers after he and two other Palestinians, exchanged fire with them, in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Mohammad was killed along with Mohammad Hamed Abdul-Latif Jabarin, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Mifdil Jabarin, 19, when they opened fire at Israeli police officers near the Lions Gate, then fled into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, where they exchanged fire with the officers, wounding three, including two who later died from their serious wounds.

Eyewitnesses said the three Palestinians were riding a motorcycle before exchanging fire with the officers, and then continued towards the Dome of the Rock in Al-Aqsa compound where they exchanged fire with the officers, for the second time, until they were killed.

Two Israeli officers identified as Advanced Staff Sgt. Maj. Hael Sathawi,30, from Maghar tow, and Advanced Staff Sgt. Maj. Kamil Shnan, 22, from Hurfeish, suffered serious injuries, and died from their wounds later, while one officer suffered a mild-to-moderate injury, while exchanging fire with the three Palestinians. The slain officers were Arab citizens of Israel.

After the shooting, the police closed the entire compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque, instated a tight siege, and initiated extensive searches in the area. Mohammad was a citizen of Israel, from the Palestinian-majority town of Umm al-Fahm. Source: IMEMC