An Israeli settler was killed near Baqa al-Sharqiya, in northern West Bank, Monday morning after Palestinians opened fire at the vehicle he was traveling in. Another person sustained moderate wounds in the attack.
An Initial investigation revealed one or more Palestinians ambushed the car and opened fire at it at about 6:30 a.m. Monday. The bullets hit the vehicle’s fuel tank and the car subsequently caught fire, Ynetnews reported.
Another Israeli sustained critical injuries in the attack and was pronounced dead at the scene. Following the shooting, Israeli forces imposed a curfew on nearby Baqa al-Sharqiya while soldiers scoured the area in search of the attackers.
On Sunday, Israeli soldier was killed during a Palestinian attack in the Gaza Strip.
Meanwhile, Israeli occupation troops killed Monday morning a Palestinian in central of the Gaza Strip, medical sources said. They told <i>WAFA</i> that a youth has not identified yet of Johr al-Deek, east Gaza Strip was shot dead when Israeli soldiers indiscriminately opened fire at him. He was shot with live bullets all over his body. He was taken to Al-Aqsa hospital in Deir al- Balah city in middle zone of Gaza Strip.
It should be mentioned that the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Monday that 3,798 Palestinians were killed and 28,539 others injured since the start of Al-Aqsa Intifada until 28/2/2005.