A Palestinian woman was killed and two Israelis were seriously injured in two shootings in the occupied West Bank district, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.
An Israeli soldier shot a Palestinian woman who attempted a stabbing attack. Palestinian officials said a woman in her 60s had died from the wound.
Later that day, a Palestinian gunman opened fire at a busy intersection, seriously wounding two Israelites. Israeli soldiers were looking for a gunman who fired from a car near the Jewish settlement before driving away, the soldier said.
Tensions were high in the West Bank and Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, culminating in a multi-day clash near the Old City of Jerusalem between Israeli police and Palestinian citizens in the “civil war”. Access to a popular meeting point at night
The Israeli army said it would send additional forces to the West Bank after “Assess the situation”
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