Itongadol.- A 50-year-old Isreali resident of Kiryat Arba was killed near Hebron early Tuesday afternoon when stones were thrown at his vehicle.
The individual was then run over by a truck after stopping and exiting his car at the side of the road. The driver who hit him fled the scene.
Police are searching for the driver of the vehicle that ran over and killed the Israeli. It is currently unclear if the victim was hit intentionally or not.
In a separate incident near Hebron on Tuesday, a Palestinian was killed during riots after trying to stab an IDF officer, continuing a recent wave of unrest that has put the country on edge.
The incident developed during a riot near the Palestinian town of Beit Awa just as IDF troops arrived on the scene.
The attacker threw himself on the troops who fired upon and killed him.
One soldier was said to be lightly wounded with scratches as a result of the attack.
The Palestinian was subsequently identified as 24-year-old Uda al-Salamah, a resident of Beit Awa.
Riots continued at the scene after the attack.
The incident was just the latest in a recent string of attacks across Israel and the West Bank, the last of which occurred inBe\’er Sheva resulting in the death of a soldier and a Eritrean bystander.