Two Israelis shot and killed south of Hebron

Two Israelis shot and killed south of Hebron
A third Israeli was also injured near a settlement in the southern West Bank, according to army reports.
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13 November, 2015
Funeral in Hebron of man shot dead in a hospital by Israelis forces [Anadolu]

An unknown gunman shot and killed two Israelis and wounded a third on Friday, south of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, the Israeli army has said.

"Two Israelis were murdered and one injured when shots were fired at their vehicle near Hebron," an army statement said, calling the shooting a "terrorist" attack.

Violence is ongoing in the area. 

Yesterday, Israeli forces disguised as locals killed a Palestinian man during a raid at a West Bank hospital.

The Israeli military said troops shot a man at the hospital while they were there to arrest a suspect in a 
stabbing attack. 

Violence since the start of October has seen vigilante Israeli lynch-mobs targeting Palestinians after a wave of Palestinian knife, gun and car-ramming attacks. The latest uptick in bloodshed has cost the lives of 79 Palestinians - including one resident of Israel - and ten Israelis.

Many of the Palestinians killed were alleged attackers shot at the scene, while others died in clashes with Israeli security forces. 

The violence was originally focused in and around Jerusalem but has recently shifted to the area of Hebron.

Earlier Friday, a Palestinian teenager in Hebron succumbed to his wounds after being shot by Israeli troops a day earlier.

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