Friday, 1 July 2016

U.S DoS Press Statement: Today's Terrorist Attack in the West Bank





Today's Terrorist Attack in the West Bank


Press Statement

John Kirby
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC

June 30, 2016




We condemn in the strongest possible terms the outrageous terrorist attack this morning in the West Bank where a 13-year-old girl, Hallel Ariel, was stabbed to death in her home. 

This brutal act of terrorism is simply unconscionable. We extend our deepest condolences to her family. We also understand another individual who was responding to the attack was wounded by the attacker. 
We extend our hopes for a quick and full recovery