GAZA, 9th October, 2016 (WAM) — A Palestinian has been martyred and at least 4 Israeli settlers wounded in a shooting near the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in the Governorate of Jerusalem.

Sources reported that a Palestinian man opened fire this morning on a group of settlers, wounding at least four of them, two of which are described as having serious injuries.

The sources said that Israeli security forces opened fire on the Palestinian, killing him on the spot.