Palestinian gunman kills 2 Israelis in West Bank

Medics and security forces arrive at the scene of a shooting attack in the Barkan Industrial Park in the northern West Bank

The IDF said several people including members of Na'alwa's family were apprehended late Monday and questioned by the Shin Bet security service to determine whether they had helped Na'alwa either carry out the attack or flee the scene.

Forces also surveyed Na'alwa's family home ahead of its future demolition.

The suspected assailant worked at the park, which employs both Israelis and Palestinians.

The other woman shot in the incident was taken to hospital, where doctors said her injuries were not life-threatening.

Advocates of Israeli settlement policies say the industrial zones are an example of the benefits Palestinians have under Israeli control, including much-needed employment to Palestinians. It identified the gunman as a 23-year-old Palestinian from a West Bank village and said he was still at large.

Naalwa used a homemade gun, known locally as a "Carlo", according to the army, in what security forces believe was a "lone-wolf attack", meaning he was not part of a militant organisation or acting on its behalf.

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Conricus said the attacker was employed in one of the factories and had a valid working permit.

The Israeli army spokesperson released a statement saying, "The circumstances leading to the incident are still being investigated, and all angles are being examined". As of now we know nothing about the circumstances.

The Barkan industrial zone in the northern West Bank employees thousands of Israelis and Palestinians.

The army called the shooting a "terrorist attack", adding however that other unspecified factors were involved.

Speaking at the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting, Benjamin Netanyahu called the shooting "a very severe terror attack".

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said it was only a "matter of time" before Na'alwa would be apprehended.

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