Three dead as violence erupts in the West bank and East Jerusalem

Three dead as violence erupts in the West bank and East Jerusalem
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Violence has flared up in the occupied West Bank.

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Violence has flared up in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli forces say they shot dead a Palestinian after he wounded a soldier with a knife near Hebron.

3RD TERROR ATTEMPT: Palestinian terrorist shot dead after knifing down an Israeli soldier near #Hebron wounding him pic.twitter.com/ciL75sR0Ti

— Israel News Flash (@ILNewsFlash) September 16, 2016

In a seperate incident a car carrying two people rammed into a bus stop injuring three civilians.

Police say one of the assailants has been shot dead, the other wounded.

In East Jerusalem Israeli forces have shot dead a knife-wielding attacker.

He was killed at the heavily patrolled Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem’s walled Old City.

Police claim he ran toward a group of officers waving a knife before they opened fire.

The man, believed to live in Jordan, had another knife about his person.

At least 213 Palestinaians have died in violent incidents since last October in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

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