Palestinians kill Israeli couple in West Bank shooting

File picture shows an Israeli military patrol on a road leading to the Itamar settlement near the West Bank city of NablusPalestinian gunmen killed an Israeli couple travelling in a car with their four young children in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army said, vowing reprisals for the “barbaric attack” amid a spike in tensions. The victims were named as Eitam and Naama Henkin, both in their 30s and residents of the central West Bank settlement of Neria, near Ramallah. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the killings and said security services would work to “capture the assassins and also to tighten security for all Israeli citizens”.

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