A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli police, on Wednesday, following a suspected attack at a light rail station, near the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah.An Israeli police spokesman stated, via his Twitter account, that nine people were injured when a car struck the Ammunition Hill light rail station near Sheikh Jarrah.

The driver was shot while fleeing the area, he added.

Initial Israeli media reports said that a light rail tram had been deliberately derailed.

According to Ma’an, unconfirmed initial reports said that the slain Palestinian was the driver of the car, and that he was shot by Israeli police forces following the incident.

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