Israeli forces kill Palestinian assailant in West Bank - police
Israeli forces on Wednesday shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian woman who police said had advanced towards them with a knife in her hand at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.
A police spokesman said the woman was shot after ignoring orders to halt.
Over the past year, Palestinians, many acting alone and often using rudimentary weapons, have killed at least 35 Israelis and two visiting Americans in mainly street attacks.
At least 222 Palestinians have died in violent incidents in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Of those, 150 were identified by Israeli authorities as... read more
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