Israel kills Palestinian near Jerusalem, 10th killed in one day
It is one of the bloodiest days in the occupied Palestinian territories, with ten Palestinians killed in a single day.
Israeli forces killed Yousef Muheisen, 22, from al-Ram near occupied East Jerusalem on Thursday - nine more were killed in Jenin earlier in the day during a bloody Israeli military raid.
The day before, Israeli forces sniped 15-year-old Muhammad Ali in the Shuafat refugee camp in occupied East Jerusalem and critically wounded Wadee Abu Ramooz from Silwan.
Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir honoring the ISF element who shot dead yesterday Palestinian youth in Shu'fat Refugee Camp NE of Jerusalem City.https://t.co/oA352OOs6V pic.twitter.com/ZgZKjpiTT9— Local Focus - Security Alerts (@LocalFocus1) January 26, 2023
In the wake of the escalating violence, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority declared an "immediate end to security coordination with Israel."
Nabil Abu Rudeine, advisor to Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announced in a televised statement that the Palestinian leadership would also go to the UN security council to seek protection for the Palestinian people.
The Israeli police will allow settlers to march in occupied East Jerusalem on Thursday evening, even as tensions run high after the Israeli forces killed at least ten Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on Thursday.