IDF troops shot and killed a Palestinian woman on Monday in Beitunia, near Ramallah, after the vehicle she was in accelerated towards them after being signaled to stop, according to the Israeli military.

The incident occurred during a counter-terrorism operation in Judea and Samaria and is under review, the IDF said in a statement.

The Palestinian Authority-run WAFA news agency, citing the P.A. Health Ministry, identified the victim as a 19-year-old Palestinian woman from the town of al-Dahriyeh, in southern Judea and Samaria. A second person in the vehicle was also wounded in the incident, and was detained by the IDF, according to WAFA.


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