Monday, November 23, 2015

Monday: One Israeli and two more Palestinians killed

A Palestinian man was shot dead after stabbing and killing an Israeli settler on Route 443 west of Ramallah on Monday, Israel's army said. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a "Palestinian murdered an Israeli and wounded another in a stabbing attack" with the injured victim evacuated for treatment.
Israeli forces responded on site to the incident and shot dead the Palestinian attacker, the spokesperson added.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the suspect to Ma'an as Ahmad Jamal Taha, 16, from the Qatanna village near Ramallah.Israeli news site Ynet reported that the soldier who was stabbed and killed has been identified as Ziv Mizrahi, 20.
The attack took place at a gas station along Route 443, a ''Jews only road'', west of Ramallah, with the Magen David Adom ambulance service treating the wounded at the scene.
The attack came shortly after Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man after he allegedly attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at the Huwwara checkpoint south of Nablus, Israel's army said. The two Palestinians were the 96th ad 97th to be killed since 1nPalestinian girl was shot dead in Jerusalem earlier in the day after allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack with a pair ofsissors near the Mahane Yehuda market.

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