Two daughters murdered, mother seriously hurt in a suspected West Bank terror attack

Emergency teams find the women shot in a car that showed signs of gunfire, the two sisters proclaimed dead on the scene and their mother suffering serious wounds airlifted by military chopper to hospital; IDF launches a manhunt while Palestinian sources say the assailants fled the scene

Aftermath of West Bank shooting attack
Two sisters in their 20s were killed and a their mother was in critical condition on Friday in a drive-by shooting attack on the West Bank. The father who was traveling separately was witness to the shooting.
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Emergency teams said the car which was hit by bullets had lost control and crashed and hit another vehicle on the road.
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האוטו שנפגע בפיגוע הירי בצומת חמרה
האוטו שנפגע בפיגוע הירי בצומת חמרה
Car hit by bullets in suspected West Bank terror attack on Friday
The IDF began a manhunt to apprehend the assailant's vehicle while Palestinian sources say the two terrorists escaped the scene and Defense Minister Yoav Galant convened a security meeting with military and security officials.
MDA paramedic Dennis Polkov said the young women were already dead when the emergency team arrived. "We pulled them out of the car but had to pronounce the dead and the third woman who was older, was suffering a multi-system failure and had to be given life-saving attention on the scene," he said. She was later taken by a military chopper to a hospital in Jerusalem.
The IDF confirmed the drive-by shooting was a terror attack and that its forces were in pursuit of the killers. Roadblocks have been set up in the area and the military was investigating whether the terrorists had driven towards Jerricho.
That area had been the scene of a number of deadly attacks in recent months after years of relative calm. American-Israeli Elan Ganeles, 26 was killed in a similar drive-by shooting attack in February.
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אלן גנלס הנרצח בפיגוע בכביש 90 ליד ים המלח
Elan Ganeles
The attack follows rioting on the West Bank over police clashes with worshippers at the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Thursday and rocket fire launched from Gaza at Israel's south into the morning hours on Friday.
The IDF struck Hamas targets in the Strip including attack tunnels and weapon production sites.
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