Israeli bus runs over man near Jenin, Palestinians say

Noor Hassan Naim Salim, 22, dies in collision; another person lightly injured; bus driver detained

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An Israeli bus hit two Palestinians near the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another.

According to the Palestinian Ma’an News Agency, 22-year-old Noor Hassan Naim Salim of Nablus died from his injuries at an Israeli hospital after the collision, which occurred at the al-Jalame checkpoint.

His relative, Alaa Kayid Salim, 20, was being treated in Jenin for light injuries.

Israeli police and ambulances arrived at the scene shortly after the incident, and the bus driver was detained.

On Monday morning, three Palestinian men died in a three-vehicle crash in the West Bank south of Jerusalem.

Eight others were seriously injured in the crash involving a van, a commercial vehicle from the Havat Tekoa mushroom farm, and a car, according to Magen David Adom paramedics.

The collision occurred near on Highway 398, which runs between Jerusalem and the settlement of Tekoa, near Bethlehem.

Paramedics found two of the deceased men trapped under a van and administered first aid, but were unable to revive them.

Two men, aged 35 and 50, sustained serious injuries and were evacuated by the MDA to Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem. Six others were evacuated by Red Crescent paramedics.

The 50-year-old man, a Palestinian, later died of his wounds.

Spencer Ho contributed to this report.

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