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Separate shootings kill Palestinian woman, injure two Israelis in West Bank

Separate shootings kill Palestinian woman, injure two Israelis in West Bank
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Two separate shooting incidents left a Palestinian woman dead and injured two Israeli's in the West Bank on Sunday, Reuters reported.

Israeli military said that the Palestinian woman, 60, who was shot tried to carry out a stabbing attack. Palestinian officials said that woman died from her wounds, according to Reuters. 

Israeli military also added that later that day a Palestinian gunmen opened fire in a busy intersection, which seriously wounded two Israeli citizens. Israeli soldiers searched for the gunmen, who fired near a Jewish settlement.

The shootings come as tensions have risen in the West Bank during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. It has led to several clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians over a nighttime meeting spot near Jerusalem's Old City, according to Reuters.