Pregnant Palestinian Woman and Child Killed in Israeli Airstrike As Tensions Escalate

Brendan O'Connor · 10/11/15 10:30AM

Tensions escalated across Israel and Palestine Sunday as a pregnant Palestinian woman and her child were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said. Elsewhere, the New York Times reports, according to Israel’s internal security service, Shin Bet, a Palestinian woman killed herself and a police officer after she tried to ignite a gas balloon in her car.