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Israeli Father Of 6 Killed In West Bank Drive-By Shooting

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli father of six was killed in what is presumed to be a terror-related shooting in the West Bank.

Rabbi Raziel Shevah, 35, was shot Tuesday night by a passing car near Nablus, in the northern West Bank, while he was driving past the Gilad Farm junction.

He died of his injuries at a Kfar Saba hospital. Neighbors said Shevah was a resident of the nearby Gilad Farm outpost, The Times of Israel reported.

Israeli troops were searching the area for the shooter, the army said.

Ynet reported that the attack is presumed to be terror related.

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