A middle-aged Palestinian woman has lost her life after an Israeli settler ran him over in the central part of the West Bank, hours after dozens of Palestinians were wounded in violent attacks by Israeli forces during a raid into a village in the occupied territories.
Security sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Palestine’s official WAFA news agency that 55-year-old Ghadeer Anis Masalma was struck at the entrance to the town of Sinjil, which lies northeast of Ramallah, on Friday noon.
The sources added that the settler fled the scene after the attack.
There have been scores of “hit and run” incidents targeting Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, with most of them largely going uninvestigated by Israeli authorities. Some of such events have even resulted in fatalities.
A Palestinian boy, identified as Abdul-Rahim al-Jabari, was injured on September 2 after an Israeli settler ran him over near the illegal…