Settlers: Close West Bank Roads To Palestinians After Terror Attacks

Israeli settler youth gesture to the camera in an attempt to block the view as security forces gather at the site where a Palestinian woman tried to stab an Israeli soldier before being shot dead, in the Israeli occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on February 13, 2016.
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The Jerusalem Post reports: The government must close West Bank roads to Palestinians after terrorist attacks, settlers said on Tuesday as they marched along Route 60 for two hours from the Karmei Tzur settlement to the Gush Etzion junction.

If this measure was briefly instituted in areas where attacks occur or where terrorists lived, it would help further deter future violence, the settlers said.

“We must stop Palestinians from traveling on the road,” Kiryat Arba Council head Malachi Levinger said as he stood holding an Israeli flag at the rally’s end.

Three soldiers were injured in two separate attacks at the entrance to Kiryat Arba on Monday.

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