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4 Palestinians killed by Zionist Israeli forces

Tehran, July 14, IRNA- Four Palestinian were killed during an armed confrontation with forces of the Zionist regime of Israel in the eastern Beit-ul-Moqaddas and a detention raid in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem on Friday, according to Palestinian website.

A police spokesman of the Zionist Israel claimed that the three Palestinians were killed at a gate of Al-Aqsa Mosque, after they carried out a shooting attack on Israeli police officers in Beit-ul-Moqaddas, injuring two of them seriously.

Some Hebrew-language Israeli media have reported that the two officers have been died, read Ma'an.

Witnesses said that the Zionist Israeli police have condoned the area and prevented Palestinians from entering or leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to Ma'an.

It quoted grand mufti of Beit-ul-Moqaddas Sheikh Muhammad Hussein that it was the first time that Israel had prevented Muslims from performing Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa since 1967.

'The Israeli forces also killed an 18-year-old Palestinian early on Friday during a detention raid in the al-Duheisha refugee camp in the occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, raising the toll of Palestinians killed by Israelis in 2017 to 43,' according to the Palestinian web site.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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