Palestinian gunmen have shot dead an Israeli settler and injured two others on board a car, in the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli media.WEST BANK, Al Ray — Hebrew news website Walla said that the men fired on the car in Tarqumiyah, near Hebron, killing one passenger and injuring two.

The police said that forces were tasked to search the scene for suspects.

Israel Channel 7 reported that army troops arrived at the scene and declared the town of Ethna, where the gunmen are expected to have come from, a closed military zone.