Yacoub Abu al-Qee’an

January 18, 2017: Yacoub Mousa Abu al-Qee’an, 47, was killed by Israeli soldiers after alleging that he rammed them with his car, killing one officer, when the police and soldiers invaded Umm al-Hiran village, in the Negev, and started demolishing homes and structures. Locals said the man, a local mathematics teacher, lost control of his car after the police fired live rounds at him, and injured him in his knee, causing his vehicle to accelerate into a squadron of Israeli police officers, before his car rolled down a hill, hitting two officers who were walking up the hill, and coming to a halt after crashing into another car, leading to the death of an Israeli officer, identified as Erez Levy, 37. Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh of Hadash Party, and the head of the Knesset’s Joint List, was among many injured by police fire. Yacoub was from Umm al-Hiran. Source: IMEMC