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Baby boy dies in Israel after mother critically wounded in West Bank shooting

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WATCH ABOVE: A baby who was delivered prematurely by emergency Caesarean section to an Israeli woman wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting died in hospital on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said – Dec 12, 2018

JERUSALEM – A baby born prematurely after his Israeli mother was critically wounded in a shooting at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement earlier this week died on Wednesday.

Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Hospital said the mother remained hospital in intensive care.

The baby was delivered by a cesarean section on Sunday night, shortly after the drive-by shooting, which wounded seven people.

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Security camera footage from the scene showed a Palestinian vehicle speeding away from the scene after the shooting. The suspects remain at large, despite an Israeli military manhunt.

Speaking to foreign reporters on Wednesday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the attackers as “the most deviant criminals on earth.”

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Shooting near Jewish settlement in West Bank injures 7 – Dec 9, 2018

“The security forces are pursuing them and I hope that there will be news soon on this matter,” he said.

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