On Sunday, Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian woman in Hebron and a young man in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Three Palestinians, including two women, were killed by the army, Sunday

Israeli sources said a Palestinian woman stabbed an officer near the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, mildly wounding him, before the soldiers shot and killed her.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the woman, identified as Maha Kathem Awad Zaatari, 24, was from the Abu Da’jan area in Hebron city.

The Israeli occupation army said the woman arrived at the roadblock, where many soldiers and officers are stationed, and stabbed one before she was fatally shot.

After killing the young woman, the Israeli army closed the Ibrahimi Mosque and declared the area around it a closed military zone.

The soldiers also invaded her home and ransacked it, in addition to interrogating her family.

In related news, the army opened fire at a Palestinian car transporting workers at the military roadblock near the al-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron. The soldiers claimed the car failed to stop; the incident did not lead to casualties.

In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, and killed a young man.

Local sources said the soldiers ambushed several Palestinians before killing a former political prisoner, Mohammad Ali Ghneim, 21.

The Palestinian was shot with a live round in the back before the bullet exited from the chest area.

He was standing near his home, close to the illegal Annexation Wall, when the soldiers shot him.

Palestinian medics rushed Mohammad to the al-Yamama hospital in al-Khader town, where he died from his serious wounds.

In related news, the soldiers killed a widowed Palestinian mother of six children, Ghada Ibrahim Ali Sabateen, 48, in Husan village, west of Bethlehem.