An Israeli was killed Monday near Jerusalem’s Har Homa neighborhood by a Palestinian sniper. The victim was taken in critical condition to a nearby hospital, where he later died of his wounds, according to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz. He was identified as Sgt. Maj. Ofir Roth, 22, from Gan Yehoshua. Earlier Monday, eight Israelis were injured, one seriously, in a Palestinian ambush near Ramallah.
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