Israeli military forces arrested, on Wednesday, a Palestinian man in the occupied city of East Jerusalem, for allegedly stabbing an Israeli settler, Press TV reported.

Israeli media outlets stated that an unidentified Israeli settler, sustained serious wounds, when an unidentified Palestinian man stabbed him near the illegal Har Homa settlement in East Jerusalem.

The Israeli settler was reportedly transferred to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died of his injuries.

Tensions continue between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians protesting against the Israel’s expropriation of their lands and settlement expansion activities. Not to mention the daily oppression, segregation, arrests and harassment suffered by Palestinians, at the hands of the Israeli soldiers and settlers.

Under the Fourth Geneva convention, all Israeli settlements are deemed illegal, as the occupying power, Israel is forbidden to transfer members of its population onto the land it occupies.

Edited for IMEMC: Ali Salam