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Israeli forces kill Palestinian gunman who wounded 3

Israeli forces kill Palestinian gunman who wounded 3

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Sunday after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint and wounded three people, the military said.

The attacker got out of his vehicle and opened fire near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, officials said. Medics said two of the wounded were in serious condition.

Palestinians identified the gunman as Amjad Sukkari, a 34-year-old policeman who worked as a bodyguard for the Palestinian attorney general.

Posts on his Facebook page from just hours before the attacks read “your mourning will be victorious,” “there is nothing worth living on this earth as long as the occupation strangles our breaths” and...

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