Palestinian Teen Shot Dead After Attempting To Stab Israeli Police Officers

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A Palestinian teenager was shot dead after she attempted to stab Israeli police officers in Jerusalem, officials said. According to police, the teenage girl, 16-year-old Fatima Hajiji, approached uniformed officers at the Damascus Gate, the secure entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City, and pulled out a knife before she was shot. Hajiji was a resident of the Qarawat Bani Zeid village, the Palestinian health ministry said. Israeli police officers were reportedly unharmed in the incident.

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SOURCE: The Daily Beast Cheat Sheet