Two Israelis Killed, Two Seriously Wounded in West Bank Shooting

Two Israelis were killed and two were seriously wounded Thursday in a shooting in the West Bank, near the settlement of Ofra, emergency services reported.

Israeli army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis, said a man disembarked from a vehicle on Route 60, opened fire and fled the scene. Soldiers are canvassing the area in search of several assailants.

The wounded, a man and a women, were treated by emergency services and evacuated to hospitals in Jerusalem for further treatment. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the head and is in severe condition, the hospital said.

The woman’s condition remains serious but has stabilized, doctors said, adding that as of now, her life is no longer in danger.


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