Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

A spokesman for the Palestinian health ministry said six Palestinian men were martyred as thousands of protesters approached the heavily-guarded Israeli border.

A 48-year-old Palestinian woman was killed and her husband was moderately wounded after being attacked by Israeli extremist settler gangs near Za'tara military checkpoint south of Nablus.

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.

It said four died along the frontier east of Al-Bureij in central Gaza, two east of Gaza City and one near Rafah in southern Gaza.

Qatar has defied the government in Ramallah by sending trucks of fuel to Gaza, he said in statements to the Palestinian News Agency.

Top Palestinian official and member of Fatah, Ahmad Majdalani, said the party remains suspicious of the Qatari role in meddling in the affairs of the Gaza Strip, controlled by Hamas.

In addition, the Sunni terrorist organization also tried to infiltrate Israel via breaches in the security fence along the Gaza border.

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"Israel will not tolerate a situation in which fuel tankers are allowed to enter Gaza on the one hand, while terror and violence are used against [Israeli] soldiers and Israeli citizens on the other", said Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

An Israeli soldier and a bystander were injured in a stabbing attack in the West Bank.

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of Aisha al-Rawbi in Biddya village after she was killed when stones were thrown at the auto she was traveling in.

In recent weeks, protests have begun occurring on other days as well, ratcheting up the tension between Israel and militant factions in Gaza, led by Hamas.

The Israeli army said approximately 14,000 people had gathered at various sites along the border.

Hamas had seized control of Gaza from Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007 and has since fought three wars with Israel, most recently in 2014.

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