HAMRA, West Bank (AP) -- A Palestinian gunman disguised as an Israeli soldier infiltrated this tiny, isolated Jewish settlement, killed an Israeli soldier and holed up in a house that came under fire from his pursuers, the army said. The assailant, an Israeli woman and her 11-year-old daughter were killed in the gunbattle.
In retaliation, Israeli F-16 warplanes fired two missiles at a prison and government complex in the West Bank town of Nablus early Thursday, wounding 11 Palestinians.
The gunman was unhurried and fired methodically, witnesses said. Four people were wounded, and the assailant was eventually shot dead by Israeli troops.
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