Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

A Palestinian woman lies on the ground at the Qalandia checkpoint, between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, on December 30, 2016 after she was shot and wounded by Israeli forces while approaching with a knife, according to Israeli policeA Palestinian woman was shot and wounded Friday after approaching an Israeli security checkpoint near Jerusalem with a knife, Israeli police said. The woman approached the crossing point in Qalandia, between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, in a lane designated for vehicles despite repeated calls from guards to stop, a statement said. Police said she was 35 and from Issawiya, a neighbourhood in east Jerusalem.

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