MIDDLE EAST

Israeli troops shoot Palestinian woman dead in West Bank

Israeli security personnel shot a , who allegedly attempting to to stab them at a checkpoint in the occupied on Wednesday.

A Palestinian woman was martyred by Israeli forces near the occupied West Bank city of , the Palestinian Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

", 50, was shot and martyred at the Qalandia refugee camp southern Ramallah," the ministry said in a statement.

According to Israeli media, the woman was shot for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier.

She was transferred to Hadassah Medical Center in where she died from her wounds

No Israeli soldiers were injured in the incident.

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