TULKAREM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian worker was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Israel early Tuesday, Palestinian security sources said.
The sources told Ma’an that the Israeli liaison department had officially notified its Palestinian counterpart that Nihad Mufid Ahmad Nalowa, 35, had been shot dead in the town of Zemer in Triangle area near the border with the West Bank.
Nalowa is from the village of Shweika in the West Bank district of Tulkarem.
The shooter has not yet been identified, and the motive behind the attack remains unclear.
Nalowa’s body will be transferred back to the West Bank after Israeli police complete an initial investigation, the sources said.
An Israeli police spokesman did not answer calls seeking comment.