Thursday, Jan. 19
Latest News
  1. Palestinian teen in Gaza injured with live fire in the chest
  2. Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinian in overnight West Bank raids
  3. Palestinians protest Trump plans to move US embassy to Jerusalem
  4. Grenade thrown at Fatah official's home in Gaza amid PA-Hamas tensions
  5. Israeli navy opens fire towards Gazan fishermen
  6. Hundreds denounce deadly Umm al-Hiran raid in demonstrations
  7. NGO: Israeli shooting of Palestinian teen 'extrajudicial killing'
  8. 2 Palestinians injured near Hebron after police chase
  9. Armenian community celebrates Christmas in Bethlehem
  10. Israeli settlers damage olive trees near Ramallah-area village

Palestinian cyclist killed in West Bank car accident

Jan. 18, 2016 5:21 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 18, 2016 8:18 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian cyclist was killed and another wounded on Monday afternoon when they were hit by a vehicle with Israeli license plates near the northern occupied West Bank town of Salfit, Israeli media reports said.

Initial reports that the vehicle was driven by settlers were not confirmed, and locals in Salfit said the driver may have been a Palestinian from Kafr Qasim in northern Israel.

The killed cyclist was later identified as Khalil Mousa Amer, 19 from the village of Masha. while his brother, 17-year-old Udayy, was injured.

Relatives told Ma'an that they believed it was likely to have been a car accident and not a settler attack.

They added that the accident took place near the Kafr Qasim checkpoint on the road leading to the village of Masha.

An Israeli army spokesperson said she was aware of an accident but was unable to provide any further details.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017