A 95-year-old Palestinian woman was killed by army gunfire north of Ramallah on Tuesday. Fattier Mohammed Hassan and another woman, Kifaya Ra’fat, 41, were in the back seat of a car approaching a checkpoint on the outskirts of Ramallah, The Associated Press reported. According to army sources, soldiers opened fire when the car, traveling on a road closed to Palestinians, refused to stop.
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