Gaza Official Says Israeli Airstrike Kills Mother and Child

October 11, 2015 6:32 AM

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JERUSALEM — An Israeli airstrike killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her 2-year-old daughter in Gaza Sunday, a Gaza health official said. In the West Bank, a Palestinian woman detonated an explosive in her car in the first use of explosives in the current round of violence that has mostly been confined to stabbing and shooting attacks.

The wave of attacks began in Jerusalem and has since spread to the rest of Israel, while violent protests have erupted in the West Bank and along the Gaza border, where nine Palestinians were killed in clashes over the weekend. The Gaza border has been largely calm since the monthlong Summer 2014 wa...

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