| 27 September 2023, Wednesday |

Palestinian driver rams truck into pedestrians at West Bank checkpoint

In the occupied West Bank on Thursday, a Palestinian driver deliberately drove his truck into pedestrians at a bustling checkpoint, resulting in the death of one person and the injury of three individuals. This incident adds to the ongoing cycle of violence that has been gripping the region, contributing to the persistent turmoil in the area.
The violence comes a day after Israeli police shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian boy who stabbed a man in a Jerusalem light-rail station and after Palestinian militants detonated a bomb near a convoy of Israeli troops escorting Jewish worshipers to a holy site in the occupied West Bank, wounding four Israeli troops.

The unrest is part of more than a yearlong wave of violence that has surged to levels unseen in the West Bank in some two decades.

  • alarabiya