Two Israelis Killed in West Bank Ambush
A Palestinian gunman, his rifle wrapped in a prayer mat, walked to a West Bank checkpoint and killed two Israeli soldiers at close range Tuesday, just a day after both sides hinted at progress toward a truce and a quick Israel-Palestinian summit.
The shooting was the first deadly attack on Israelis since Oct. 24, when Palestinians killed three soldiers guarding a Gaza settlement. In the Gaza Strip, troops raided a refugee camp, setting off a gun battle that wounded nine Palestinians, one critically, and one Israeli soldier. Full Story