Palestinian girl shot near Bitar Elit settlement, West Bethlehem

PNN/ Bethlehem/

A Palestinian girl was shot near the Bitar Elit settlement near Hussan village, West of Bethlehem this morning.

There have been initial reports on her death.

Israeli media claimed that the girl named Helwa Elayyan (22)  attempted to stab  a policeman and was immediately shot and left to bleed on the ground, surrounded by armed settlers and soldiers.

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