Palestinian elderly dies after being struck by Israeli settler south of Hebron

West Bank (In Palestine Today)- A Palestinian elderly woman was proclaimed dead after she succumbed to serious injuries she sustained on Wednesday morning when a Jewish settler rammed his car into her on a road in southern al-Khalil in the occupied West Bank.

According to local sources, a settler driving at high speed ran over the woman and injured her seriously in Muthalat as-Simya area near as-Samu town, south of al-Khalil.

The victim was rushed to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba where she was pronounced dead.

She was identified as 73-year-old Shafiqa Mohamed Abu Aqeel.

Source: The Palestinian Information Center

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