Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, reported that two residents were killed at midnight Sunday after their car crashed while being pursued by Israeli soldiers.Local sources reported that the residents were trying to drive into Israel, where they apparently worked without permits, but the army noticed their vehicle and chased it.

The incident took place in ar-Ramadeen area, near ath-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron.Two other passengers were injured.

One of the killed residents was identified as Jassem Hussein as-Safi, from Kharsa town, south of Hebron, one of the wounded was identified as Hatem as-Sayyad.