At approximately 7:10 pm on Friday, 9 September 2016, Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire and launched tear gas canisters at tens of Palestinian young men and children who were near the separation fence, east of Al Bureij refugee camp. They were participating in a popular event to protest against Israeli violations in Jerusalem and the broader West Bank. As a result, d Abdel Rahman Ahmed Abdel Qader Al Dabbagh, 16, was hit by a flare bomb that targeted him directly from a distance of 15 meters. He sustained injury in his left eyelid and burns in his face. He was admitted to Al Aqsa Hospital and was pronounced dead there. The shooting lasted until 7:30 on the same day.