Palestinian pedestrian dies after hit by Israeli bus

November 25, 2014 21:54


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A Palestinian man was killed and two others lightly hurt after they were hit by an Israeli bus in the West Bank on Tuesday night, Judea and Samaria police said.

According to police, the three men were walking along the side of the road on highway 596 in the northwest part of the West Bank, near the settlement of Reihan, when they were hit by an Egged line 27 bus.

One of the men was taken in serious condition to Hillel Yafeh Hospital in Hadera, where not long after he was ruled dead. The other two men were taken with light injuries for treatment at a hospital in Nablus.

Judea and Samaria police said that investigators from the Traffic Police were at the scene of the accident and had launched an investigation. They said they did not see an indication the accident was intentional.

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