Palestinian woman, 72, killed after suspected car attack in West Bank

November 6, 2015 1:36 PM

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JERUSALEMIsraeli soldiers shot and killed an elderly Palestinian motorist who the military said tried to run them over in the occupied West Bank on Friday and a knife-wielding assailant wounded an Israeli civilian.

The incidents extended a five-week-old campaign of Palestinian attacks fueled in part by Muslim anger at stepped-up Jewish visits to a contested Jerusalem shrine, as well as by long-deadlocked peacemaking with Israel.

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