Palestinian shoots Israeli dead near West Bank settlement

A Palestinian opened fire on two Israeli men near a West Bank settlement on Friday, killing one and wounding the other before fleeing, authorities said.

Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner, an Israeli army spokesman, said: “[A] Palestinian approached a vehicle that was in the area and asked them to stop … and shot the two from close range.”

A spokesman at Sheba Hospital confirmed that one of the men had died and the other was lightly wounded.