UPDATES WITH CASUALTIES; CHANGES HEADLINE
By Anees Barghouti
RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) - An Israeli was killed and another two were injured on Friday after an explosive device detonated near a Jewish settlement in the west of Ramallah, an occupied West Bank city, according Israeli media reports.
“17-year-old girl was killed while her 47-year-old father was moderately injured in the attack, and her 20-year-old brother suffered serious injuries,” in the explosion near the Dolev settlement, the Israeli Broadcasting Authority said.
Israeli security forces and a helicopter were dispatched to the area.
According to the Broadcasting Authority, the army is chasing a suspicious vehicle which escaped the scene immediately after the explosion.
The cause of the explosion is still unknown.
Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called for a security assessment with the Israeli defense forces.