A Palestinian youth with special needs was martyred by the Israeli occupation forces, this morning, Saturday, near Bab Al-Asbat in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

The Palestinian News Agency "Wafa" reported that the occupation forces opened fire in cold blood on Iyad Al-Hallaq, 30, who has special needs. He is studying at Al-Bakriya-Wayne Foundation for Special Education in occupied Jerusalem.

She added that the occupation forces left the young barber bleeding on the ground and prevented anyone from approaching him, until he rose to martyr.

The occupation forces closed the main doors leading to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and stormed the house of the martyr in the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood.

The occupation forces claimed that they suspected that the young man was carrying a pistol, and later found that he was not armed, and said that she had opened an investigation into the incident.

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