Israeli forces fatally shoots Palestinian near Jerusalem

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Israeli occupation forces opened its fire toward a Palestinian man on Tuesday afternoon near Jerusalem City, left him bleeding until he died.

Local sources confirmed that the Israeli forces opened fire at a Palestinian car at the Container Checkpoint, east of the occupied Jerusalem, killing its driver.

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They reported that Palestinian medical crews were denied access to the scene by the Israeli occupation forces and the injured driver was left to bleed to death.

Israel news claimed that the martyr, identified as Ahmad Erekat, 24, attempted a car-ramming attack.

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The Israeli occupation forces later closed the checkpoint and heavily fired tear gas bombs in the area.