Jewish settler shot while conflicts flare in territories

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He was listed in serious but stable condition after undergoing surgery.

In other violence near the settlement of Shiloh, north of Ramallah, a Palestinian driver was hurt when his car overturned, apparently going out of control after Jewish youths stoned it.

Meanwhile, Israeli and Palestinian security forces faced off in the Gaza Strip Wednesday, after Palestinian police stopped an Israeli bus taking schoolchildren to the settlement of Morag.

Israel Radio said the Palestinian police refused to let the bus pass through an intersection. When the driver tried to pass, a Palestinian officer pointed his weapon at the bus. The driver summoned Israeli border police and troops.

A shoving match broke out between Israeli and Palestinian security forces. An Israeli-Palestinian coordinating office is investigating the incident.