Border Guard Shoots Dead Palestinian Who Attacked Policeman Using Fake Pistol

Policewoman shoots teenager at Tomb of Patriarchs; riots start in the area after the death.

Border Police shot dead a Palestinian youth near the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron on Wednesday. The initial investigation shows the Palestinian attacked the policeman who was in a guard post, knocked him to the ground and pulled out a pistol. A policewoman on the scene shot the man, killing him. Only then was it discovered that the gun was a fake. The dead man was a teenager, Muhamad Ziad Awad Salima.