Pales­tinian woman stoned to death

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ra­mal­lah — A Pales­tinian woman has died of her wounds af­ter Is­raeli set­tlers in the oc­cu­pied West Bank threw stones at the car she was trav­el­ling in, Pales­tinian of­fi­cial me­dia re­ported on Satur­day.

An Is­raeli po­lice spokesman con­firmed a car had been hit by stones but did not iden­tify the per­pe­tra­tors. He said an in­ves­ti­ga­tion was un­der­way but did not give fur­ther de­tails.

Pales­tinian of­fi­cial news agency Wafa iden­ti­fied the dead woman as 48-year-old mother of eight, Aisha Mo­hammed Rabi.

She died in hospi­tal in the north­ern West Bank city of Nablus from a head in­jury she sus­tained in the stonethrow­ing south of the city, Wafa said.

Her hus­band, who was driv­ing the car at the time, es­caped with mi­nor in­juries, it added.

Pales­tinian wit­nesses cited by the news agency said the stones were thrown by Is­raeli set­tlers. —

AFP

Pales­tinian carry the body of Aisha Rabi dur­ing her fu­neral in the West Bank vil­lage of Bidya on Satur­day. —

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