Israeli occupation soldiers shot Palestinian shot Palestinian woman on Qalandia military checkpoint
Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian woman after she allegedly attempted to stab them at a checkpoint between the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to medics and local media.
The woman succumbed to her wounds after Israeli forces opened fire towards her at the Qalandia military checkpoint between the central West Bank city of Ramallah and East Jerusalem on Wednesday morning.
A video of the incident circulating on local media showed Israeli security personnel shooting a woman in the leg at close vicinity.
According to official Palestinian news agency WAFA, Israeli forces opened fire at the woman - who has not yet been identified - and wounded her even though she "posed no threat".
Witnesses told another local media outlet that the woman was left bleeding at the side of the road for "a long time" before being transported to a hospital in Jerusalem where she was pronounced dead.
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