In a written statement made by the Israeli police, it was claimed that a Palestinian person tried to take the gun of one of the Israeli policemen who were doing identity checks at the Silsile Gate, which opened to the Masjid al-Aqsa in the Old City of East Jerusalem.
In the statement, it was noted that the Israeli police intervened and killed the Palestinian by shooting.
It was reported that the person killed was a 26-year-old person from the town of Hura in the Najaf Desert region in the south of Israel.
In the statement, which stated that the Israeli forces were not harmed in the incident, it was stated that additional police forces were sent to the region.
On the other hand, Israeli forces attacked the Palestinians at the Kattanin Gate from the entrances of Masjid al-Aqsa.
According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli police damaged the materials of the coffee shop after they struck the Palestinians at the Kattanin Gate with truncheons.