Monday, 14 April 2014

Israeli killed in West Bank shooting


BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian gunmen shot and killed one person and injured two others in a car driven by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Israel's military said.

The Palestinians shot at the car in Tarqumiyah near Hebron in the West Bank, killing one person and injuring two passengers, according to Israeli news reports.

The victims were in their vehicle at the time of the shooting. more

Group: Explosive device hits Israeli jeep in southern Gaza Strip


BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The military wing of the Democratic Front of the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for an attack targeting an Israeli military jeep near the Kissufim military base east of the Gaza Strip on Saturday.

The National Resistance Brigades said in a statement that "the military site Kissufim was also targeted with three mortar shells in response to the ongoing Israeli attacks on unarmed Palestinians."

An Israeli military spokeswoman said that "there was alarm in the area overnight," and an explosion was heard, but she said that Israeli forces were still searching the area. more