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.
Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.