Two Israeli police officers killed in West Bank

March 16th, 2009 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS  

Tel Aviv, March 16 (DPA) Two Israeli police officers were killed in an attack on a police patrol in the West Bank Sunday evening.
Unidentified attackers fired on a police car, causing the vehicle to roll over and the driver to lose control. Both officers in the car were shot and died on the scene, the police said.

The attack happened near the Jewish settlement of Masua in the northern West Bank. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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