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Jordanian stabs Israeli officer in Jerusalem, shot dead


Alleged stabber had entered Israel on a tourist visa, according to police, and attacked officer in East Jerusalem area.

A Jordanian man was shot dead after he allegedly stabbed and wounded an Israeli officer in occupied East Jerusalem on Saturday. "Each of them was personal or psychological reasons", - said the press service of the police.

Making no mention of the stabbing, Jordanian Minister for Media Affairs Mohammed Momani issued a statement calling Skaji's death a "crime" and saying that as Israel is the occupying force in Jerusalem, it is responsible for it.

The minister said the Jordanian Foreign Ministry, through the Jordanian embassy in Tel Aviv, is following up on the killing of Jordanian citizen Mohammad Kasji to look into the incident.

In response, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement that Israel expected Jordan to condemn the attack.


There was no comment from either the Jordanian or Palestinian side on the report.

Others were shot dead during protests or clashes, while some were killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

Police said the attack was an act of terror.

At least 244 Palestinians have been killed since the violence began. The Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank, denies incitement and says that in many cases Israel has used excessive force in thwarting attackers armed with rudimentary weapons.

U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to try and broker a historic peace deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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