Palestinians arrested over murder of Israeli father and son

Israeli soldiers and police at the scene of an attack on a Jewish rabbi and his son near the Jewish settlement of Otniel, south of the West Bank town of Hebron, on November 13, 2015Israeli security forces have arrested several Palestinian suspects over the murder of a rabbi and his son near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, the army said Sunday. It said in the statement that one of the suspects “during the investigation … associated himself in the involvement in the attack” on Friday in the occupied West Bank. The 40-year-old father and 18-year-old son, Yaakov and Netanel Litman, were ambushed and shot dead as they drove near the Jewish settlement of Otniel, south of Hebron, in the bloodiest attack on Israelis in nearly a month.

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