Sunday, 17 June 2012

Settler kills 2 Palestinians south of Hebron

HEBRON (Ma'an) -- A settler shot and killed two Palestinians on Sunday in the Hebron village of al-Samu, medics and local officials said.

Anwar Abed Rabbo, 27, and Naeem al-Najjar, 32, were killed and a third unidentified man injured when a settler opened fire on them, medics said.

The two men were on their way to work at the time of the shooting, head of Yatta municipality Zahran Abu Qbetta told Ma'an.

The settler claimed that the men had attempted to kidnap him as he drove near Suseya settlement and he had opened fire in response, Abu Qbetta added. more