Palestinian woman attempts stabbing, shot dead: officials

An Israeli soldier points his gun towards Palestinian demonstrators during a protest against Israeli settlements, near Qalqilya in the occupied West Bank, in February 2015A Palestinian woman attempted to attack Israeli security guards with a knife at a checkpoint in the north of the occupied West Bank on Monday before being shot dead, officials said. Palestinian police identified her as Rasha Uweisseh, 23 and from Qalqilya. The incident is the latest in a weeks-long wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank that has also spread to the Gaza Strip.

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