A Palestinian woman was killed on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank by Israeli forces, the Palestinian health ministry reported, as the army reported an attempted attack on soldiers.
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The Palestinian ministry said in a short statement that it was informed of the death of a "
" after the Israeli army opened fire at her in Hizma, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. The army said it thwarted an attempted attack by an assailant in a car who then came out armed with a knife.