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FACT CHECK: Posts About Palestinian Teenager Shot In Israel Are Missing Context

post Shared by X A Palestinian teenager claims to have been executed in East Jerusalem.

Verdict: Misleading

Video shows a teenage boy attempting to stab a police officer before being shot and killed.

Fact check:

Social media users are sharing claims that a Palestinian boy was shot dead by Israeli police. “Israeli female soldiers execute wounded Palestinians in the West Bank,” one user wrote.

In a follow-up post, the user wrote: “The Zionist memo claims that the boy tried to stab the police. Is there any video evidence of this claim?” Basically, Israelis are making this claim after assassinating a child. is. ”

However, this claim lacks important context and can be misleading. The boy, a 14-year-old from East Jerusalem, reportedly tried to stab an Israeli police officer. era of israel. After he tried to stab him, he was shot and killed as he tried to run away.

A video of the incident was posted to X by Emmanuel Fabian, the Times' Israeli military correspondent. (Disclaimer: This video is graphic and may be disturbing to some viewers. )

“Police have released video of an attempted stabbing earlier today near the West Bank town of Al-Eizariya,” Fabian tweeted.

Fabian also posted image A knife used by a Palestinian teenager.

Border Police Commander Yitzhak Brik said the boy “came here with the intention of harming civilians” and that officers “prevented him from doing so.” (Related: Did a Times Square billboard call Ceasefire anti-Semitic?)

“That's what I expect from my fighters in every event,” Brick said. Haaretz.

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