Palestinian Shot After Ramming Car Into Unmarked Israeli Police Vehicle

The incident occurred following arrests by Israeli forces in Al-Amari refugee camp in the West Bank city of Ramallah

The resident's car following car-ramming in Ramallah, October 16, 2019.
Israel Border Police

 A Palestinian man was shot by undercover Israeli police after he rammed his car into the vehicle of a unit that was conducting arrests in a Ramallah refugee camp, Israel Border Police said on Thursday.

The East Jerusalem resident, in his twenties, was evacuated to the hospital in severe condition.

According to police, the man was shot after he crashed his car into an unmarked police vehicle that made two arrests in the Al-Amari refugee camp. The police said the man was also holding a knife.

Clashes with residents ensued after the incident, and the police force responded with means of riot control.