Four Israelis dead following dual attacks in the West Bank and Jerusalem
- An Israeli couple was killed in the West Bank near the Israeli settlement of Itamar while their three children remained unharmed in the backseat.
- The murder was followed by another attack on an Israeli family in East Jerusalem, leaving two men dead and a woman and child injured in violence claimed by the Islamic Jihad organization.
- Riots by Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank followed, with outraged Israeli officials condemning Palestinian authorities for lack of response.
“2 Israeli men killed in Jerusalem attack were Nehemia Lavi, Aharon Benet” (The Times of Israel)
“Palestinian Gunmen Kill Israeli Parents of 4 in West Bank” (The New York Times)
“Thousands attend funeral of murdered Israelis as tensions flare in W. Bank” (i24 News)
“Israéliens tués: des colons réclament vengeance” (Radio France Internationale, in French)
(Image Credit: via The Times of Israel)