Israeli forces kill at least 6 Palestinians in latest Jenin raid | Israel-Palestine conflict News
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At least 11 people were injured, two of them seriously, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
At least six Palestinians were killed and 11 wounded by Israeli forces in a raid on the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, according to the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Health Ministry.
Among the injured, two were seriously injured, the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday,
The Israeli military said “security forces are currently operating at the Jenin (refugee) camp” in the northern West Bank, but did not provide further details. The situation continues.
Witnesses told Al Jazeera that a house was surrounded and attacked with heavy weapons. Video circulating on social media shows helicopters flying over military convoys entering the city.
Israeli authorities say one of the Palestinian men they killed is suspected of shooting two brothers from an illegal settlement near the Palestinian village of Huwara last week, according to Israel’s Channel 12 news.
Overnight on Monday, Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians in the village, the scene of last week’s violence by dozens of settlers seeking revenge for the fatal shooting of two Israelis while they were sitting. in their car is in traffic.
The Israeli army and border police force dispersed the crowd, which the army described as “several violent rioters” in Huwara. Videos shared on social media showed a group of young men dressed in black attacking a Palestinian car before its driver sped away.
Other footage emerged showing Israeli soldiers dancing with Jewish settlers in the town on the Jewish festival of Purim. “Huwara has been conquered, gentlemen!” a voice is heard speaking in Hebrew.
Last week, settlers burned dozens of cars and homes in Huwara after two brothers were shot by an alleged Palestinian gunman while they were sitting in their cars at a nearby checkpoint.
The fury, described as “pogrom” by a senior Israeli commander, has sparked worldwide outrage and condemnation, which has intensified as the ultra-nationalist Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, who is responsible for aspects of West Bank government, says Huwara should be “wiped out”. “. Smotrich later suggested a partial retraction.