Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Sunday, March 19, 2023
US envoy says victim of Huwara shooting is US citizen
US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides tweets that the victim of a terrorist shooting in Huwara is a US citizen.
“I can confirm that a US citizen was injured in the shooting attack near Huwara today,” he tweets. “Prayers for a speedy recovery and for calm to prevail.”
He is named as David Stern from the settlement of Itamar, a former US Marine who works as a weapons instructor.
Stern is currently in stable condition at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikvah.
I can confirm that a U.S. citizen was injured in the shooting attack near Huwara today. Prayers for a speedy recovery and for calm to prevail.
— Ambassador Tom Nides (@USAmbIsrael) March 19, 2023