Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank: Israeli military

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Na'alwa was an employee at the factory in Barkan, some seven kilometers west of the settlement city of Ariel in the northern West Bank, where the brutal shooting attack took place.

Magen David Adom emergency medical services said their medics had entered a building at Barkan where they found a man and a woman without pulse, and pronounced them dead.

He shot another woman in the stomach, moderately wounding her.

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One of the victims was identified as Kim Yehezkel, a 28-year-old mother of an infant son who worked in the office that was attacked. Closed-circuit footage from the scene showed a man holding a handgun and wearing a backpack, fleeing down a flight of stairs and then dashing past stunned onlookers.

Troops had searched his house and surveyed it in preparation for demolition, and detained for questioning several Palestinians suspected of assisting him, the IDF added.

He said it appeared it was a "lone-wolf attack". "We must stop this celebration", said Bennett in a statement, referring to the PA's policy of paying stipends to Palestinian terrorists and the families of those killed committing their crimes. They reportedly include Mr Naalwa's brother and sister.

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A manager at another company in the industrial zone, Moshe Lev-Ran, suggested the attack might not have been politically motivated.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said: "This was not only an attack on innocent people going about their daily lives, it was also an attack on the possibility of Israelis and Palestinians co-existing peacefully".

More than 600,000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israel's 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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