In clashes with the Israeli police killed four more Palestinians

Four Palestinians were killed from gunshot wounds in clashes with Israeli police on the background of another wave of protests related to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. About it reports Reuters with reference to Ministry of health Palestinian national authority.

29-year-old Palestinian attacked an officer of the border police of Israel, twice wounding him with a knife in the shoulder, after which it opened fire. When a protester fell, it turned out that he is wearing a «suicide vest», and the Israelis opened fire on defeat.

A Palestinian died of his wounds in the ambulance. The wounded officer was taken to hospital and operated on, his life threatens nothing.

A second Palestinian died of gunshot wounds sustained in clashes in Anata in the North-Eastern outskirts of Jerusalem. On the border with the Gaza strip has killed two Palestinians.

During the day, injuring more than 160 protesters.

The IDF claim that they opened fire only for the most ardent instigators of the riots and only after repeated warnings not to approach the security fence.

On 6 December, the President of the United States Donald trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy in this city.

Then began the clash of Arab activists and the Israel police. As of the morning of 15 December, it was reported six Palestinians dead and more than 1.9 thousand wounded.

In some countries protests were held. The leaders of the 57 Muslim States urged the world to «recognize the State of Palestine» and East Jerusalem as its «occupied capital».

Israel occupied East Jerusalem after the 1967 war and considers the entire city its capital. The Palestinians, in turn, want to declare East Jerusalem the capital of their state.

The administrative capital of Israel is now in tel Aviv and the Palestinian authority based in Ramallah.

In clashes with the Israeli police killed four more Palestinians 16.12.2017

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