Israeli troops launched a manhunt Saturday after a father and son were shot dead at a car wash in the occupied West Bank amid an upsurge of bloodshed in the territory.”A suspected shooting attack was carried out at a number of Israeli civilians in the area of the town of Huwara,” an army statement said, adding that two civilians has been killed.PM Benjamin Netanyahu said the two men killed were an Israeli “father and son” and added that security forces were “operating forcefully to track down the murderer and bring him to justice just as we have done with all such murderers until now”.

The official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that the army had closed key entrances to the main northern West Bank city of Nablus, and that soldiers were forcing businesses to close as they searched for the suspected attackers.

 

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