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Israeli settler ‘questioned by police after running over and killing eight-year-old Palestinian girl’

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An Israeli settler has reportedly been questioned by police after running over and killing an eight-year-old Palestinian girl.

Aseel Abu Oun was killed near her village of Furush Beit Dajan in the occupied West Bank.

She was leaving a supermarket with a friend when she was hit by the car, Al Jazeera reported.

Paramedics tried to resuscitate the girl and took her to hospital, but she was pronounced dead on arrival, an Israeli police spokeswoman told local media.

Police detained the driver for questioning and had opened an investigation, Haaretz reported.

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The Independent

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