Posted: January 24, 2013 in News

Silver Lining

Palestinian woman killed by Israeli fire in West Bank

Press TV

A Palestinian woman has been killed after being shot by Israeli military forces in the southern West Bank, Palestinian medical sources say.

The 21-year-old woman, identified as Lubna Hanash, was shot in the face by Israeli troops who got out of a civilian car.

The shooting took place outside a college near a refugee camp about eight kilometers north of the city of al-Khalil (Hebron).

Israel has set up hundreds of checkpoints in the West Bank and the Israeli forces often launch attacks on the Palestinians living in the territory from these checkpoints.

This comes as on January 18 Israeli soldiers shot and wounded another Palestinian youth near the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Israeli security forces seriously wounded a 15-year-old Palestinian boy during a protest in the Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.

The teenager was hit in…

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