Israeli settler 'shoots at Palestinians' in East Jerusalem
Published Tuesday 08/07/2014 (updated) 09/07/2014 11:35
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli settler opened fire at a group of Palestinians in East Jerusalem late Monday, witnesses said.
Witnesses told Ma'an that a settler from Nof Zion settlement near the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood shot at a group of Palestinian youths while they were standing in front of a grocery store.
While shooting, the settler shouted at the Palestinians to "leave," locals said.
Israelis also "formed a chain at the entrance of the neighborhood from both sides, and some were armed."
Witnesses said police arrived at the scene and dispersed the Israelis.
A number of Palestinians went to the Jabal al-Mukabbir police station to report the incident.
An Israeli police spokesman did not answer calls seeking information.