Ramallah, West Financial institution:
A Palestinian girl was killed and two Israelis have been severely wounded in two separate capturing incidents within the occupied West Financial institution on Sunday, Israeli and Palestinian officers stated.
An Israeli soldier shot a Palestinian girl who tried to hold out a stabbing assault, the navy stated. Palestinian officers stated the girl, aged 60, died of her wounds.
Later within the day Palestinian gunmen opened hearth at a busy intersection, severely wounding two Israelis. Israeli troopers have been trying to find the gunmen, who fired from a automobile close to a Jewish settlement earlier than driving off, the navy stated.
Tensions have been excessive within the West Financial institution and Jerusalem through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, peaking with a number of days of clashes close to Jerusalem’s Outdated Metropolis between Israeli police and Palestinians over entry to a well-liked night-time assembly spot.
The Israeli military stated it could be sending further troops to the West Financial institution following a “situational evaluation.”
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