Israeli soldiers abducted Wednesday evening, three Palestinians during a vigil for the slain Palestinian journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, in Beit Hanina, north of occupied Jerusalem.

The soldiers and many police officers attacked the Palestinians who carried Palestinian flags and posters of the slain reporter.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers attacked the Palestinians with batons, gas bombs, and concussion grenades, causing several injuries.

They added that the soldiers assaulted and abducted three Palestinians participating in the vigil and took them to an unknown destination.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Shireen was shot with a live round in the head while wearing his press vest and helmet when an Israeli army sharpshooter fired one round at her and added that the soldiers first shot journalist Ali Sammoudi with a live round in the back

Journalists from various media agencies gathered in an open area in a clear line of sight from Israeli soldiers when the army committed a heinous crime.